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Diversity and Inclusion Resources

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Selection of books & eBooks 

We have curated a list of books and eBooks available from the library. If you would like help findingbook, please stop by our service desk on the main floor.

Key Resources

Search Tips & Terms

Combining subject and gender-specific terms in keyword searches is an effective way of retrieving research on women and LGBTQ+ people. Type in subject terms of interest and combine them with terms such as women, transgender people, or girls. For example, poverty AND (females OR women). We recommend you use several search strategies. Many terms describe research for which women and LGBTQ+ people and topics are the focus even though the word "woman," "gay teenager," etc is not stated explicitly, such as a dowry, midwives, coming out, and pregnancy.

Sample headings include: 

  • Bisexuals
  • businesswomen
  • Children of gay parents 
  • Coming out (sexual orientation)
  • communication--sex differences
  • Estrogen
  • feminism 
  • feminism and the arts
  • Gay rights
  • Gay teenagers
  • Gays
  • Gender identity 
  • Homosexuality
  • Lesbian teenagers
  • Lesbians 
  • Sex and law
  • Sex--Religious aspects
  • Sex--Social aspects
  • Sexual orientation
  • Teenage mothers
  • Transgender people
  • Transgender youth
  • Women
  • women--Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • women--executives 
  • women--psychology
  • women--social reformers 

Best Bet Databases

Programs, Centers, and Other Resources

Student Organizations

Special Collections & University Archives 

Rod Library has a variety of archival and manuscript materials that can be used in researching women's and gender studies, history, and issues. You can also browse university publications, including using IndexUNI. Search by keyword, or try browsing subjects such as women, women and gender studies, and Gender Equality Association (GEA).

Some suggested collections include:

Digital Collections from UNI 

Associations & Organizations 

Digital Collections

Additional Resources

Ted Talks