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LGBTQ Research

This guide is to help you get started using the library's resources to research topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer studies.

Start Here!

Reference works can help you refine your topic and discover other resources. All of the books listed in this section can be found in the library's reference stacks, located on the main floor of the building.

Browse for Books

Books on LGBTQ topics can be found in multiple call numbers in the stacks. Try looking in the following areas:

  • HQ74 - 74.2 Bisexuality
  • HQ75 - 76.8 Homosexuality. Lesbianism.
  • HQ77.7-77.95 Transsexualism
  • KF 539 Same-Sex Marriage (United States)
  • PN56 .H57 Homosexuality in Literature
  • PN6071 .H724 Homosexuality in Literary Collections
  • RC451.4 .G39 Psychiatry - Gays and Lesbians

Search the Bentley Library Catalog

Search for Books, Videos, DVDs, and Journals from the Library's collections:

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WorldCat Catalog -- Search for Items from Beyond Bentley

Search for resources from around the world and use the Library's Interlibrary Loan system to retrieve books, articles and even DVDs

Interlibrary Loan

Borrowing from Other Libraries

You may use our free Interlibrary Loan service to request books and articles that are not available at the Bentley Library.  Interlibrary Loan will not order e-books, full journal issues, or reference books.

If you have questions, please contact Interlibrary Loan at or 781-891-2301.


LGBTQ Book Awards

Search for these titles in the Bentley Library catalog, or search the catalog for the award name.