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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Guide

Getting Started

This guide is intended to help students get started with research regarding Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, with an eye towards electronic resources.

Best Bets

Key resources for beginning research in this field:

New E-Books in WGSS

Featured Journals

Archival Resources

Streaming film on Kanopy

Finding Library Resources Near You

Taking classes remotely this year? Here is a tutorial on how to find resources at a library near you!

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Local Resources and Organizations

A handful of links to local resources and organizations here in the Twin Cities to help kick-start your research process.

Saint Paul Public Library

St. Paul Public Library has more than 42,000 ebooks and 300 audiobooks that you can check out online, including an extensive fiction collection. 

As a Macalester College student, you can use the college's address to sign up for an E-card to allow you to use online resources from the St. Paul Public Library at Once you've registered, you can borrow and download ebooks and audiobooks to view on an e-reader, computer, or mobile device.