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GSWS 314 - Race, Class and Gender

Research help

For Library research help, please contact Moninder Lalli, Librarian for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies by email ( or Ask a librarian.


    Start Your Research Here - This page gives you an overview of the research process, or in other words how to find materials for your essay.

    Selected encyclopedias

    Journal articles

    Use these indexes to locate journal articles on your topic.   Limit your search to "academic or  "scholarly / peer reviewed" journals.

    Find books

    The Library Catalogue provides access to books, journal articles, videos, government documents and much more.  To limit the search results to "books", use the filter (left-hand column in search results) to "resource type" of "books."

    Library Catalogue search guide

    Search the SFU Library Catalogue, either the Basic or the Advanced search

    Note: In the searches below, search results have been limited to "Online Resources only" and "Resource type" of "Books". You can further limit by using "Subject" (left-hand column)

    Combine different concepts using AND
    Combine same concepts using OR
    quotation marks to search for a phrase
    Use brackets for synonyms
    Use asterisk (*) for different endings of words

    Use pulldown menu and select, "Source Types" as "Books"

    Note:  For Catalogue Search, when combining concepts, use CAPITAL letters ( "OR", "AND")

    Selected books

    Find books using subject headings

    Browse Search the Library Catalogue with the following subject headings.

    Indigenous women



    Poverty / Equality

    Visible Minorities


    Women's rights

    Government Information

    British Columbia

    B.C. Government



    Associations and Organizations

    Library guides

    Presentation skills

    Writing help

    See the Student Learning Commons for expert and friendly help with academic writing, learning, and study strategies.