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GWST Library

Gender and Women’s Studies offers a Reading Room and Student Lounge, located on the second floor of Sherman Hall, B-Wing, next to the International Media Center. It can be accessed with permission from any faculty or staff in GWST. In addition to a quiet reading space with comfortable chairs, the Reading Room offers a small group work space.


The department boasts a large catalogs of books, reference materials, periodicals, current magazines and more. You can access the current inventory for the GWST Library here. Please note that the items in the library are intended for use while in the Reading Room, and cannot be borrowed for personal use.


If you cannot find the resource you are looking for, try the Women’s Center’s Library, and of course the UMBC AOK Library