Welcome to the Gender Studies Library Guide. Here you can find information on how to use the Utrecht University Library efficiently, where you can find what, and how to use databases to their full benefit.
This LibGuide was created thanks to the collaboration with and contributions of Charlotte Knoors, as an intern of the Research Master Gender Studies, Kathrin Thiele (GS) and Arja Firet (UUL) in 2018.
The UUL can only acquire a selection of all books and articles published worldwide on Gender Studies. As the library is far from complete, you may be confronted with titles that are missing or paywalls. What to do?
Nowadays you can do online research, with lots of online journals and books made available by the library. But not everything is online! The library as a physical space remains important. Some material is only available in hardcopy. For that and more, please visit the University Library City Center, with:
Do you need help?
Google Scholar: do a quick search for publications you can get hold of easily. Beware that you may miss important publications and that you will find a lot of titles that are not closely related to your subject.