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GSF 101S: Gender and Everyday Life

Locate books in the Libraries

Once you have successfully located an item in the catalog, there are a number of ways to access it.

Clicking on a blue location marker icon will show you a map of where the item is located. Remember to save the call number so you can find it on the shelf.

A green request button Check if this can be requested for delivery if it's located in the Library Service Center or one of the professional school libraries (Ford, Law, Medical Center, Divinity). 

The 'View Online' button means an electronic version of this item is available for viewing in your web browser (if you're off campus, you will need to authenticate with your NetID/password).


The following links provide additional information on finding material in the Libraries:

Finding Books in the Library Catalog

Search in Books & Media to find online books, films, music--everything EXCEPT articles (which can be found in databases and online journals).

If you can't find the book you need, or if our copy is checked out, use Interlibrary Requests.

Search by subject

Do some searching by subject and find fabulous resources available from the Duke University Libraries.
Choose "subject" from the dropdown in place of "keyword" and then filter your search to "online access"!

Some subject headings to try:

Sex role

Queer theory

Feminist economics

Asian Americans

Asian Americans -- ethnic identity

Transgender people

Feminist theory

Sexual division of labor

For Background Material


The online databases might prove fruitful:
Issues and controversies - database that explores more than 900 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.
Oxford Art Online - Dictionary of Art and Encyclopedia of Aesthetics from Oxford University Press.
Oxford Reference Online (includes photography)

And the eBooks below can also provide background information, generate topic ideas, etc.: