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Women's Studies: Print Reference Sources

This guide will lead you to a variety of resources in Women's Studies

Reference Print Sources

Reference books are excellent places to begin your research as they can provide a useful overview of your topic. They are found in the Reference Room located on the first floor, adjacent to the Reference Desk.  They are organized by Library of Congress subject headings.  These books cannot be checked out, but you may photocopy or scan articles in our Periodicals Dept on the Ground Floor.

Refeence Books

Books and E-books - General & Reference Resources - LibGuides at University  College London, Global

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Dictionary of sexist quotations 
Ref. HQ1075 .D52 1984 
Girl culture: an encyclopedia
Ref. HQ798 .G523 2008
 The Greenwood encyclopedia of women's issues worldwide 
Ref. HQ1115.G74 2003 vol. 1-6
Historical dictionary of feminism
Ref. HQ1115.B65 2004
International encyclopedia of women's suffrage
Ref. JF851. H23 2000
Routledge international encyclopedia of women: global women's issues and knowledge
Ref. HQ1115.R69 2000
The Women's movement today: an encyclopedia of third-wave feminism
Ref. HQ1115.W644 2006
Women's Studies Encyclopedia
Ref. HQ1115 .W645 1998
Enslaved women in America: an encyclopedia
Ref. E443 .E57 2012
Biographical dictionary of ancient Greek and Woman women
Ref. HQ1136 .L54 2000
Black Women in America: an historical encyclopedia    
Ref. E185.5 .B542 2004 vol.1-2    
Encyclopedia of women in history
Ref. HQ1410 .E83 2002 3 vol.1-3
Encyclopedia of women in the Middle Ages
Ref. HQ1143 .I38 2001
Encyclopedia of women in the ancient world
Ref. HQ1127 .S25 2001 
Historical dictionary of women in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ref.HQ1787. S44 2005
Jewish women in America: an historical encyclopedia
Ref.DS115.2 .J49 1997 vol.1-2



Encyclopedia of American women and religion 
Ref. BL2525 .B45 1998  
 Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America
Ref. BL458 .E52 2006 vol.1-3
Encyclopedia of women and the Islamic culture
Ref.  HQ1170 .E53 2003 vol. 1-6
50 years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the best gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and queer questioning films ever made
Ref.PN1995.9.H55 P57 2010
Completely queer: the gay and lesbian encyclopedia
Ref.HQ75 .H63 1998
Encyclopedia of women and gender: sex similarities and differences and the impact of society on gender
Ref. HQ1115 .E43 2001 vol.1-2
Historical dictionary of lesbian literature
Ref. PN491.3 .M55 2006
Lesbian histories and cultures: an encyclopedia
Ref. HQ75.5 .L4395 2000
Reader's guide to lesbian and gay studies.
Ref.HQ75.15. R43 2000
Contemporary American women poets: an A-to-Z Guide
Ref. PS151 .C665 2002
Contemporary women artists
Ref.N8354 .C66 1999
The feminist encyclopedia of French literature
Ref. PQ149 .F47 1999
The feminist encyclopedia of Spanish literature
Ref.PQ6055 .F46 2002 vol.1-2
Great Women Masters of Art
Ref.ND38 .V54 2003
International encyclopedia of women composers
Ref. ML82 .W625 2002
Irish women writers: an A to Z guide
Ref. PR8733 .I 75 2006 
International women in science: a biographical dictionary to 1950.
Ref.Q141 .H2167 2001
Women in medicine: an encyclopedia
Ref.R692 .W545 2002











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