Library and Archive Resources -- women, gender, and sexuality

The University of Chicago Library offers many resources for students interested in studying women, gender, and sexuality. 

A good place to start is the Resource Guide pages created by the Subject Librarians.

The librarian for Gender & Sexuality Studies is Julia Gardner.

Contact Information:
JRL-130, Special Collections Research Center

The librarian for Religion & Philosophy is Anne Knafl.

Contact Information:
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 462

Articles Database and Indexes

These databases provide searchable digital access to scholarly work in the fields of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

 Full Text Collections

These websites offer searchable, full-text collections of women’s writings.

Enter the term "gender" in the OECD iLibrary search box and you will see socioeconomic information on gender issues around the world, including the Atlas of Gender and Development; Gender equality: Factors reducing women’s quality of life; Gender, Institutions and Development

 University of Chicago Special Collections and Archives

Check out these helpful guides for finding manuscripts and documents at the University of Chicago Special Collections Research Center.

Women's Studies Collections - Special Collections Research Center

A guide to collections relating to women's studies in the Special Collections Research Center.

Archives and Manuscript Finding Aids

Search Special Collections Research Center finding aids.

University of Chicago Archives

A guide to the University of Chicago Archives in the Special Collections Research Center.

Women at the University of Chicago: A Guide for Researchers in the Archives

© The Center for Gender Studies: "This guide is intended to provide a brief summary of that history with specific emphasis on the materials, archives, collections and photographs at the University of Chicago Special Collections Research Center. These materials will enable scholars of gender history and the University’s history to paint a richer portrait of women’s contributions to the University of the Chicago."

Women at the University of Chicago Finding Aid

© The Center for Gender Studies: "...outlines key themes and terms related to the history of women at the University. The key words are in chronological order, and yearbook dates for clubs/events/teams usually indicate the first year of appearance..."