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Research Guides@Tufts

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Guide for doing research on topics related to women, gender, and sexuality

This guide provides suggestions for doing research on topics related to women, gender, and sexuality. Browse the pages of this guide for resources to find articles, books, primary sources, and more. Get in touch with Andrea with any questions about this guide, your research, or finding sources in WGSS.

Databases to start with

WGSS is an interdisciplinary field, and so material relevant to your research might be found in databases for many disciplines. You may want to visit some of the Related Guides for additional database resources, or see the Database Finder for a full list of databases.

Choosing terms

These resources provide lists of terms related to gender & sexuality. These may be useful for considering topics to research or in searching for resources in databases and Jumbosearch.

Resources for finding & using diverse sources

These links provide general resources for identifying sources and authors from underrepresented identities. See the Periodicals & primary sources tab of this guide for links to specific databases & collections of resources that may also provide diverse sources.