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Resource Guide:
Families and Sexuality

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Abstinence, Celibacy, and Chastity
  • Attachment
  • Body Image
  • Circumcision
  • Contraception
  • Cybersex
  • Gender Identity
  • HIV and Aids
  • Hormones
  • Infertility
  • Intimacy
  • Love
  • Menopause
  • Pheromones
  • Pornography
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationships
  • Sex Education
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Transsexualism

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Sexuality and Culture
  • Sexual Science

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Adult AttachmentBF 575 .A86 F44 1996
Building Intimate Relationships : Bridging Treatment, Education, and Enrichment Through the PAIRS ProgramHQ 10 .B84 2002
Condom Nation : the U.S. Government’s Sex Education Campaign from World War I to the InternetHQ 31 .L817 2009
Gender Differences at Pubertye-Book
Handbook of Closeness and Intimacye-Book
The Handbook of Sexuality in Close RelationshipsREF HQ 21 .H3233 .2004
Intimacy and Power : the Dynamics of Personal Relationships in Modern SocietyBF 575 .I5 L39 2009
Justice, Gender, and the FamilyHQ 1426.O85 1989
Making Peace With the Image in the MirrorBF 697.5 .H38 2001
Man and Woman : an Inside StoryBF 692.2 .P43 2011
The Origin of AIDSRA 643.86 .A35 P465 2011
Our Bodies, Our Crimes : the Policing of Women’s Reproduction in AmericaHQ 1236.5 .U6 F532 2008
Seduced by Twilight : the Allure and Contradictory Messages of the Popular SagaPS 3613 .E979 Z98 2011
The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in LoveHQ 801 .D62 2007
Sexual Orientation and Mental Health : Examining Identity and Development in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual peopleRC 451.4 .G39 S46 2005
Thinking Straight: the Promise, the Power and Paradox of Heterosexualitye-Book