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HIST 246: History of Sexuality in the U.S. (HC)

HIST 246: History of Sexuality in the U.S. (Ginzberg) Spring 2023

Public Celebrations

James Steakley, Gay Pride parade, 1999, Madison, Wisconsin (Wikimedia Commons, public domain)                                                     

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches are a sampling of possibilities.  To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (called Any Field in Tripod) rather than subjects will pick up results from chapter titles, content summaries and other record content.

     sexuality history united states  [Any Field]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College   Icon  Icon   Over 1200 results

     Sex -- United States -- History  [Exact Subject heading]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

     (gay OR queer) AND (women* OR lesbian*) AND "united states" AND "20th century" [Subjects]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

     ("african american*" OR black*) [Any Field] AND ("sex crime*" OR "sexual abuse*" OR rape*) AND  history [Subject] Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your subject interest.

Beyond the Tri-College Collections

WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million titles owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.