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Welcome to the Office of the Gender & Women's Studies Librarian!

The Office of the UW System Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) Librarian is one of the premier resources for support of gender and women's studies scholarship and librarianship. The GWS Librarian provides bibliographic and curriculum support, inter-institutional cooperation, information sharing, and advocacy related to the field of women's and gender studies and to gender-focused scholarship in the traditional disciplines.

The Gender & Women's Studies Librarian's Office publishes three periodicals on joint subscription, plus an online database videography, WAVE.

Feminist Periodicals: A Current Listing of Contents -
Check out the latest issue: v. 33, nos.1-2 (Winter/Spring 2013)!

Feminist Collections
Check out the latest issue (Winter-Spring 2013)!

New Books on Women, Gender & Feminism


CFP now available! Gendered Planet: Ethics, Ecology, and Equity: The 38th Wisconsin Women's and Gender Studies and 9th LGBTQ Studies Conference will be held at UW-River Falls, Oct. 17-19, 2014.


Researching topics in Gender & Women's Studies?

Try theĀ Gender/Sexuality/Women's Studies database library search. You can search across the "core" databases selected, or select/de-select as needed.

Use Research Guides:
New! Online Resources in Gender & Women's Studies
Researching Topics in Gender and Women's Studies
International Gender and Women's Studies Topics Research Guide
LGBTQ Studies Research Guide at UW-Madison
LGBTQ Studies Research Guide for UW System users
Statistics on Women and Gender: Where and How to Find
Second Wave Feminism: Researching the Modern Women's Movement
Social and Political Aspects of Women's Health: A Research Guide
Women and Popular Culture
Women's History Research in Archives