Skip to Main Content
University of Southern Maine
Libraries & Learning

* Women & Gender Studies: Find a Book

A guide to research, reference and course materials.

Selected USM Books

Searching for Books: URSUS, MaineCat, WorldCat

Subject Terms for Searching Women

Subject Terms for Searching LGBTQ

  • Search each term: Lesbian(ism), Gay (men), Bisexual, Transgender, Queer
  • Queer Theory, Gay and Lesbian Studies
  • Gender Identity, Transexual Identity
  • Transgenderism, Sex Preselection
  • Homophobia, Prejudices, Toleration, Tolerance, Minorities
  • Specific Issues: Same-sex Marriage

eBook Databases

Sign-in through the MyUSM portal for access to thousands of eBooks via the URSUS catalog or via one of our eBook databases. In URSUS, students have access to books listing 'USM Access' or 'UM System-wide Access.'

Selected USM E-books