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Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Guide

guide to women's studies research

Encyclopedias, Handbooks...

To locate subject encyclopedias and other types of reference titles, use WorldCat UMD and the Sage Reference Collection and Sage Knowledge  databases (linked below)

Searches in WorldCat UMD, use your keywords and add the defining terms such as:

So, your search would look like this:
feminism encyclopedia*
women encyclopedia*
African American women encylopedia*
women biography dictionar*
women politics encyclopedia*

feminism AND (encyclopedia* OR handbook*)
women AND (encyclopedia* OR handbook*)

women AND stem AND (encyclopedia* OR handbook*)
women AND "sexual assault"  AND (encyclopedia* OR handbook*)


See below for some examples of titles retrieved using these search strategies



Some WorldCat Titles