Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) is an interdisciplinary field that examines women’s experiences and gender roles as they affect the lives of women and men, culture, and the course of history. Here you will find more information regarding GWS collection development at the UW-Madison Libraries.
History of the Office
The Office of the University of Wisconsin System Women’s Studies Librarian was created in 1977 to serve students, faculty, librarians, and administrators across the UW System. Read more about the history of this groundbreaking office.
History of Women at UW
Read about the history of women at the University of Wisconsin. Included here are archival materials, books, articles, bibliographies, and projects regarding this fascinating herstory.
View the operating hours of The Office of Gender and Women’s Studies Librarian.
The Office of the UW System Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) Librarian is one of the premier resources for support of gender and women’s studies scholarship and librarianship.