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Women's and Gender Studies: Library Books & Materials

This guide is intended to help students taking classes in the Women's & Gender Studies concentration.

Where Are Women's Studies Books Located?

If you feel like browsing through our women's studies book collection, you'll want to go to the section labeled HQ.

Here's a more specific breakdown:

HQ1100-HQ2044: feminism

HQ12-HQ472: sexual life

HQ503-HQ1058: family, marriage and home

To locate specific books, be sure to use our NCC Library Catalog.

Using the Library Catalog

SpartaCat, the NCC Library Catalog, is an online tool that allows you to search for items owned by the Library. This includes books, encyclopedias, movies, audio, print periodicals, e-books, and more.

Classic Feminist Texts

Books on Feminism

Book on Women's History

Books on Sexuality

Books on Gender

Books on Social Issues


Streaming Video

DVDS in the libraries

What Are Reference Books?

The NCC Library Reference Collection contains specialized books that can only be used in our library. These books include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and more.

You can use these books in the library and take notes or make photocopies.

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of women and American politics by Ford, Lynne E.
HQ1236.5 .U6 E52 2008

Women and gender in medieval Europe : an encyclopedia by Schaus, Margaret
HQ1147 .E85 W66 2006

Feminism in literature : a Gale critical companion by Bomarito, Jessica
PN471 .F43 2005 (6 VOLS.)

Encyclopedia of feminist literature by Whitson, Kathy J.
PN471 .W455 2004

A history of women in the United States : state-by-state reference by Weatherford, Doris
HQ1410 .H58 2004 (4 VOLS.)

Encyclopedia of women in American history by Appleby, Joyce Oldham
HQ1410 .E53 2002 (3 VOLS.)

Women's studies encyclopedia by Tierney, Helen
HQ1115 .W645 1999 (3 VOLS.)