Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

Contact Your Librarian

  • Margaret Phillips
  • Margaret Phillips at Doe Library

  • Office Hours: by appointment
  • Office Location: Education-Psychology Library, Tolman Hall
  • Contact Info:

    510-643-8766

Collection Description

The UC Berkeley Library supports research for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Minor and the Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality graduate program. The Library maintains a research-level collection which supports the research and teaching programs not only of the Department of Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) but of many other disciplines, interdisciplinary programs and professional schools. 

Purchase Recommendation

You can always suggest items that the Library should consider purchasing. Use the Purchase Recommendation form to submit your suggestion.

 

Related UC Berkeley pages

Article databases

News databases

Conditions of Use

The Library subscribes to thousands of ejournals, ebooks and other databases for use by authorized users (current faculty, students and staff and, in most cases, on-site visitors). The terms and conditions for using these resources are set out in license agreements with each publisher; these agreements generally prohibit users from systematic or programmatic downloading, downloading entire issues of journals, or from transmitting licensed content to unauthorized users (i.e. posting an article on a publically available website).

For more information see the Library's Conditions of Use for Online Resources.

Connecting from off campus (Proxy, VPN)

Before you can access UCB Library resources from off campus or via your laptop or other mobile devices, make sure you have configured your computer using one of two simple methods (Proxy Server is the quickest and easiest):

Library Catalogs

ebrary = ebooks

ebrary is our largest collection of full text ebooks, with almost 80,000 titles on a wide range of subjects. Find them in the UCB catalog, OskiCat (keyword: ebrary or limit to "Available Online"), or search the ebrary site directly:

Search ebrary

 

Getting started with ebrary

Search the catalogs

eBooks Collections

The Library offers over 100 e-book and e-text collections in specific subject areas. 

Book Reviews

About eJournals

This is a selective list. Access to most of these journals is restricted to current students, faculty and staff. For a complete list of eJournals go to Electronic Journals A-Z. Also included in this list are selected open access titles.

Conditions of Use

The Library subscribes to thousands of ejournals, ebooks and other databases for use by authorized users (current faculty, students and staff and, in most cases, on-site visitors). The terms and conditions for using these resources are set out in license agreements with each publisher; these agreements generally prohibit users from systematic or programmatic downloading, downloading entire issues of journals, or from transmitting licensed content to unauthorized users (i.e. posting an article on a publically available website).

For more information see the Library's Conditions of Use for Online Resources.

Connecting from off campus (Proxy, VPN)

Before you can access UCB Library resources from off campus or via your laptop or other mobile devices, make sure you have configured your computer using one of two simple methods (Proxy Server is the quickest and easiest):

eJournals

Organizations

Selective list of LGBT-related associations, learned societies, or professional organizations associations, learned societies, or professional organizations.

Online Encyclopedias

Other Collections and Libraries

Library collections or archives related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies.

Videos

The Media Resources Center (MRC) at Moffitt Library is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. Materials in the MRC collection may be used on-site in the Center by current UC Berkeley students and staff. See a list of Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Intersexual Studies videos housed at MRC.

More electronic resources

The Electronic Resource Finder lists significant online resources, both free and online, by subject and resource type (e.g. Article Databases, Encyclopedias, Statistics, etc.). For a complete list of useful resources in Gender and Women's studies, along with a description, go to:

Library Hours

Hours on: 
Enter as mm/dd/yy 

For: 


To select individual libraries/units, hold down the Ctrl key while clicking.

Research Advisory Service

Research Advisory Service for Cal Undergraduates: Book a 30-minute appointment with a librarian who will help refine and focus research inquiries, identify useful online and print sources, and develop search strategies for humanities and social sciences topics (examples of research topics).

Schedule, view, edit or cancel your appointment online (CalNetID required).

Library classes and tours

The Library offers tours, orientations, and workshops throughout the year. For more information see Library Classes and Tours.

Ask a Librarian 24/7 Chat


Javascript required to chat

You do allow embedded content.

Related Subject Guides

Related Course Guides

comment
Subscribe to RSS RSS Feed
add to bookmark Bookmark This

Go To Full Version