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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

a guide to resources for women's studies

Searching for WGSS Books at Penn State

  • You can search for WGSS-related book titles in the Libraries' online catalog, known as the CAT.

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  • You can perform a quick keyword search related to your topic.  If you need some help developing your topic and keyword search terms, try this worksheet!

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  • You can search for a specific author, or title by selecting the Advanced Search option.


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Screen shot of the advanced search mode in the CAT showing the various search box options. You can search for phrases by placing the phrase in single quotation marks.