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Health Education 202: Human Sexuality: Find Books

Search for Books in the Library

Harper College Library has an extensive collection of materials on human sexuality.

Copy and paste the following search terms into the box above. OR visit the Library home page and click on the "Catalog" tab at the center to do the same search. You can also enter these terms directly into any other article database of your choosing.

Try different combinations of these terms to find more results or to narrow in on your topic. Try various methods of searching:“Keyword” – basic keyword searching or “Subject” – search a specific  topic using "controlled vocabulary".

Homsexuality Sex in Mass Media Child sexual abuse
Bisexuality Female circumcision Sexually abused children
Lesbians Acquaiantance rape Sexual exploitation
Gays Dating violence Monogamy
Courtship and relationships Orgasm Incest
Man-woman relationship Sexual exploitation Incest victims
Infertility Masturbation Fetishism
Pregnancy Homophobia Prostitution
Gender identity dysphoria Sex and Media Andrology

Creating Citations for Books and Ebooks

Citing resources is an important part of your work! Here are examples in MLA style:

Basic Format for Books withSingle Author

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

Basic Format for Electronic Books

Cascardi, Anthony J. Ideologies of History in the Spanish Golden Age. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1997. Pennsylvania State Romance Studies. Web. 12 Mar. 2007.

For more MLA information, visit Purdue's OWL (Online Writing Lab)

I-Share and Interlibrary Loan

Not finding what you're looking for in the Library catalog, or is the book you want already checked out? Repeat your search in the I-Share Libraries catalog by using the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.

When you find what you're looking for, click on the item title and "Request First Available" in the catalog record. Note: You will need to create a free account with your Harper College ID the first time you use I-Share.

You can also use the Electronic Request Form for online requests, or request a book through Interlibrary Loan.

Selected Books and eBooks in the Library