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 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
- Body Image
- Gender Identity
- HIV and Aids
- Sex Education
- Sexual Orientation
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.
- Academic Search Complete
- Credo Reference
- Encyclopedia Britannica
- Health Source – Consumer Edition
- MasterFILE Premier
- Oxford Reference
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
- Women’s Studies International
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.
|Adult Attachment||BF 575 .A86 F44 1996|
|Building Intimate Relationships : Bridging Treatment, Education, and Enrichment Through the PAIRS Program||HQ 10 .B84 2002|
|Condom Nation : the U.S. Government’s Sex Education Campaign from World War I to the Internet||HQ 31 .L817 2009|
|Gender Differences at Puberty||e-Book|
|Handbook of Closeness and Intimacy||e-Book|
|The Handbook of Sexuality in Close Relationships||REF HQ 21 .H3233 .2004|
|Intimacy and Power : the Dynamics of Personal Relationships in Modern Society||BF 575 .I5 L39 2009|
|Justice, Gender, and the Family||HQ 1426.O85 1989|
|Making Peace With the Image in the Mirror||BF 697.5 .H38 2001|
|Man and Woman : an Inside Story||BF 692.2 .P43 2011|
|The Origin of AIDS||RA 643.86 .A35 P465 2011|
|Our Bodies, Our Crimes : the Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America||HQ 1236.5 .U6 F532 2008|
|Seduced by Twilight : the Allure and Contradictory Messages of the Popular Saga||PS 3613 .E979 Z98 2011|
|The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in Love||HQ 801 .D62 2007|
|Sexual Orientation and Mental Health : Examining Identity and Development in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual people||RC 451.4 .G39 S46 2005|
|Thinking Straight: the Promise, the Power and Paradox of Heterosexuality||e-Book|