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GNDS 350: Feminism, the Body, and Visual Culture

Finding Books

Look for resources by either searching Summon, the library's online discovery tool or QCAT, the Library's catalogue to find books, journals, videos and other materials owned by the Library.  You may search by keywords, author, title or subject headings. 
  
To find books on your topic, either try a subject or keyword search.

Subject Searching

Subject headings allow you to search the library catalogue for resources on a particular topic and are often more productive that keyword searches. 
 
To locate material on visual culture and gender, you could use the following subject heading, and then browse the additional subject headings that will also be retrieved by this search:
 
feminism and art
 
For finding material on a particular topic within feminism and visual culture, such as film, you could use the following subject headings to help you find relevant items:
 
feminism and motion pictures
feminist film criticism
feminist motion pictures
motion pictures and women
women in motion pictures

Keyword Searching

Use a keyword boolean search if you have multiple concepts or topics. Browse your results to find the assigned subject headings in order to find more books on your topic.  
 
For example:
 
"visual culture" AND gender
feminism AND film
feminism AND art