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Gender & Sexuality Studies: Home

This guide provides descriptions of commonly used library resources for research and scholarship related to gender and sexuality.


This guide gives an overview of materials and resources available at NYU Libraries for research in gender and sexuality. There are other guides to more specific areas listed to the left.

Use the tabs above for help finding background information, articles, and more.


Ready to jump in? Here are the top 4 things to know about starting your research:

Article literature is indexed by multiple databases, the core being:

Get background information by using a reference work in the field such as the Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender or International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences. 

Managing all the materials you find from various sources using a tool like RefWorks to save, organize, and format all your citations.

Ask me when you get stuck! I'm here to help you with your research needs, just use one of the contact modes to the right to get help.

Gender & Sexuality at NYUNY

Subject Librarian

Jill Conte

Bobst Library, Mezzanine

Phone: 212.998.2622