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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Rape.

Library Catalogs

Use the following library catalogs to search for books. 

Suggested Keywords

Try these keywords when searching for information about your topic. 

  • Acquaintance rape/ Date rape
  • Child rape
  • Date rape drugs
  • Gender violence
  • Marital rape
  • Rape crisis centers
  • Rape culture
  • Rohypnol (“Roofies”)
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual violence
  • Vulnerability factors
  • Wartime rape