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Women's Studies: Books

This guide includes books and web resources on women's studies.

New Books on Women Studies

This guide lists 31 most recently published books, both print and electronic, on women's history, political development,and social conditions in countries all over the world. On the whole, the Library has hundreds of books on women published since the 19th century. Consult the CUNY catalog for a complete listing of our collection on women's studies. 

New E books


The Library offers more than 4,000 electronic books on the history and conditions of women world wide. Ebrary, Library's largest e-book collection, contains a substantial amount of e-resources on the conditions of women in Africa, Middle East, Asia, and other third world countries. In addition,  the library also has many free government e-publications on women. The entries cited below are just a few examples. For our complete e-book collections on women,  check eBooks on the library's home page under Ebrary and CUNY+ public catalog, using command search "wsu=women and wpd=c."