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This is a listing of Web indexes and search engines that are particularly useful for finding research information about sexuality and related aspects of gender and reproduction.

Annual Reviews
Covers Biomedical Sciences and Social Sciences.

Argus Clearinghouse of Subject-Oriented Internet Guides
This selective collection of topical web guides includes guides related to sex and gender under categories for the Social Sciences and Social Issues and Health and Medicine.

FedWorld
A comprehensive gateway for searching, locating, ordering and acquiring U.S. government information. Use the search function and such keywords as sex behavior, pregnancy, family planning, contraception, families, mothers, birth, HIV/AIDS, high-risk behavior, substance abuse, sexual harassment, etc., to locate related information.

FindLaw
Web guide of legal information. Includes laws, government documents, and secondary publications. Researchers can browse for sex- and gender-related material in legal subject indexes (Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Cyberspace Law, and Family Law) or do word searches (ex., "sexual orientation," "pornography," "sexual assault"). Connects to LawCrawler, a search engine geared to the information needs of legal professionals.

Infoseek
(Sexual Health)

Medical World Search
A specialized database and search engine for the medical field that uses a medical thesaurus. It selectively indexes documents, emphasizing high-quality sites with clinically useful information for professionals. A search on "sexuality" takes the user into the thesaurus structure.

Medieval Feminist Index
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and essays about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages

Mental Health Net (MHN)
The Professional Resources section of this database contains MHN's own summaries of diagnostic criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV), American Psychiatric Association, 1994. Includes summaries for: dyspareunia, exhibitionism, female and male orgasmic disorders, female arousal disorder, fetishism, frotteurism, gender identity disorder, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, male erectile disorder, pedophilia, premature ejaculation, sexual masochism and sadism, transvestic fetishism, vaginismus, and voyeurism.

National Substance Abuse Web Index.
Searches for and indexes the most authoritative government and private web sites for substance abuse prevention.

Net Links.
A database of Internet resources for population, health and development. Covers adolescent health, AIDS, safer sex, sex education, and sexually transmitted diseases.

PsycCRAWLER
Locates and indexes quality psychological content on the Internet. Information is retrieved from the American Psychological Association's Web site, as well as from some other organizations, including the National Institute of Mental Health, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Yahoo - A Guide to WWW
(Gender, and Reproductive Health, and Sexuality)

See also Internet Quick Reference created by the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries' Reference Department, which allows you to quickly access a wide variety of search engines and directories.

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