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Women's, Gender, and LGBT Studies

Resources for research in gender studies, women's studies, sexuality studies, and queer studies.

Finding Primary Sources

Finding primary sources can be tricky.  There are basically five different ways to do it.

1.  Search a primary source database

2.  Use library catalogs to find primary sources published in books. 

3.  Use the bibliographies of secondary sources.

4.  Search for manuscript and archival materials.  

5.  Search an index (not full-text, but sometimes the best for the topic). 

Special Collections at Georgetown

General Sources

Women's & Gender Studies

LGBT & Sexuality Studies

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