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Syracuse University Libraries

Women's & Gender Studies: Books & E-Resources

New Book in Women's & Gender Studies

Reference books

Don't forget that all campus libraries have reference collections with scholarly encyclopedias, atlases, and other publications that may provide useful background information for your research

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There are a number of databases that the Syracuse University Libraries subscribe to that will also give you access to a large variety of e-books dealing with women's & gender studies, if you are affiliated with Syracuse University. To access those databases, click on the  "Databases" link  on the Syracuse University web page ( Then click on the arrow in the box "All Database Types".  Then scroll down and click on the option "E-Book Publisher Collections (44)".

Here are examples of some of those databases below:

ACLS Humanities E-Book

Duke University Press - Gender Studies E-Book Collection

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

eBrary Ebook Collection



Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Oxford Scholarship Online

Women and Social Movements US 1600-2000

Women Writers Online


Course reserves

Reserve books for Women's  & Gender Studies are located on the first floor of the Bird Library. Online reserve materials can be accessed through the course Blackboard page.