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Welcome to Ryan Library’s Women's Studies Research Guide. This guide will help you locate print and electronic books, articles, films, and websites related to Women's Studies.

This Guide includes just a sample of the books on Women's Studies held by Ryan Library. Search the catalog for more titles.

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Reference Books

Ryan Library has many subject encyclopedias and dictionaries related to women's studies both electronic and in print. The print encyclopedias are kept in the Reference Area on the Main Floor of Ryan Library. If you have any problems accessing an ebook or finding a print book, please contact Robin Lang or contact a librarian through the Ask a Librarian chat window on the right.

Here are just a few examples of both electronic and print reference books:

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History - Bonnie G. Smith (Editor)
Call Number: ebook
ISBN: 0195148908
Publication Date: 2008
Click on the title, then enter your PLNU username and password to access the book's content.

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Women in World History - Anne Commire (Editor); Deborah Klezmer (Editor)
Call Number: R 920.72 W872K 2000
ISBN: 078763736X
Publication Date: 1999

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American Women's History - Doris L. Weatherford
Call Number: R 305.4097 W363a 1994
ISBN: 0671850288
Publication Date: 1994

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Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States - Judith A. Baer
Call Number: ebook
ISBN: 0313306443
Publication Date: 2002
Click on the title, then enter your PLNU username and password to access the book's content.

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Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World - Joyce Salisbury
Call Number: R 305.409 S167e 2001
ISBN: 1576070921
Publication Date: 2001

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Women in the Middle Ages - Katharina M. Wilson (Editor); Nadia Margolis (Editor)
Call Number: R 305.409 W872W 2004
ISBN: 0313330166
Publication Date: 2004


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