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Women's and Gender Studies

A research guide to help you find books, articles and other resources on topics in Women's and Gender Studies.

Books & E-Books

To find books in the Brock Library on your topic, go to the Library Catalogue, and select the Subject and/or Keyword search options. Or try a keyword search in SuperSearch!

  • A Subject search ensures that all books on the same topic can be found using the same search terms, e.g. WOMEN CANADA HISTORY
  • But if you do not know the correct heading for your topic, try a Keyword search, e.g. FEMINIST PHILOSOPHYThis is particularly useful if your topic is interdisciplinary.

To find ebooks on your topic. go to the Databases page, and select E-Books. You can search specific ebooks by keyword, or search collections (databases) of ebooks. Ebooks may also be listed in the Library Catalogue.

Tutorial: Finding books and e-books

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Advanced Search

Interlibrary Loan/ RACER - books

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What if Brock does not have the book I need?

Use RACER (also known as Interlibrary Loan) to request it from another library! This service allows users to search in all Ontario university and worldwide libraries to place requests for items that Brock does not own.

First-time users need to register & create a PIN. More information here.

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Need help? Watch the RACER Set up and Simple Search video tutorial.