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Gender Studies

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Getting Started

Welcome to the Gender Studies Subject Guide!

Here you will find a selection of gender studies research resources available at the library. If you have any questions, contact your subject librarian, Robyn Hall.

Research Process

* For a more detailed introduction to conducting research, visit our Research Basics pages.


Pick out the main ideas from your topic and generate some keywords.


Try your keywords in the databases on the Articles page, or search the main library search to find books, ebooks, videos and more.

Database Search Tips:
  • "Quotes" for phrases/titles:
    • "A Room of One's Own" "transnational feminism"
  • Asterisk (*) for truncation:
    • feminis* = feminist feminis
  • AND for different concepts:
    • intersectionality AND Indigenous AND Canada
  • OR for similar concepts/synonyms:
    • teen* OR adolescen* OR youth

Example: intersectionality AND "racial bias" AND (universit* OR college)



Look at what you find and determine if it’s a quality source. Does it work for your assignment, or do you need to go back and find more?

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