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LGBT / GLBT / QUEER: Books & More

This is a subject guide for resources in GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender) Studies & general information resources.

Best books

The librariies have most of these award winners, and most of the nominees or honorees, unless they're childen's books. Please contact me if you find we don't have one!

Lambda Book Report - reviews

Book reviews have not been consistently published in the magazine lately, but may be at


This guide suggests a few resources that I think might be most helpful for researching lgbt topics, but it's nowhere near comprehensive. I didn't, for instance, link to biographies or autobiographies about/by lgbt people, to literature & friction, to coverage in almost any discipline (you can easily imagine glbt topics in psychology, sociology, biology, law, ...).  I could list 80+ databases that include but don't really focus on queer peoples & topics!

So, contact me or any librarian if you would like help looking for info in the sources I've listed here, or in others that are equally helpful for other topics & aspects. Please.

Finding Books

Books in our libraries are shelved by the Library of Congress classification system (not Dewey Decimal).

In the main Roy O West library, books with call numbers starting with the letters A-D are on the 2nd floor, & books with call numbers starting with the letters E-Z are on the 3rd floor.

Common call numbers, worth just going upstairs & looking around, for this subject are:

Help with...

Here are some practical books that offer help to GLBT & questioning folks, & their friends, family, co-workers, classmates, etc.:

I am:

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Tiffany Hebb
Roy O. West Library