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Women's Studies Research Guide: Reference Books

Library Catalog

The Library's Catalog helps you find materials in the Lewis J. Ort Library at Frostburg State University.

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You can browse a list of subject headings by selecting "subject word/s" from the scroll down menu in the online catalog. Below is a selected list of Library of Congress subjects to get you started.

Women – Biography
Women social reformers
Women and Literature
Women scientists
Women authors, American (may substitute other geographic region)
Women’s Studies
Women – study and teaching
Women’s Rights
Women – civil rights
Women – legal status, laws, etc.
Women – suffrage
Feminism - United States (may substitute other geographic region)
Feminist theory
Feminism and higher education
Feminism – cross-cultural studies

What is Reference?

Concise information for a general overview.

May be written by scholars in the field.

Contains suggestions for further reading.

Suggested Women's Studies Titles

 The Oxford encyclopedia of women in world history
Reference | HQ1121 .O93 200




Women of Achievement in Maryland History
Call Number: Reference | HQ1438.M3 S78 2002




The American Women 2003-2004: Daughters of a Revolution--Young Women Today
Call Number: Reference | HQ1402 .A52




  Women’s Studies Encyclopedia
Call Number: Reference | HQ1115 .W645 1989




Women and Leadership:Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices
Call Number: NetLibrary eBooks | HQ1111 .W72 2007eb




The Womanist Reader
Call Number: NetLibrary eBooks | HQ1197 .W66 2006eb




Gender Talk: Feminism, Discourse and Conversation Analysis
Call Number: NetLibrary eBooks | P120.S48 S568 2005eb

Subject Guide

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