Did you know that October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This research guide may be a helpful place to begin exploring the Library's collections related to domestic violence. No matter where you are in the research process, please feel welcome to ask for help finding additional resources. The Ask a Librarian Reference Service is always available, whether via phone, email, chat, or in-person reference assistance. 

This guide is divided into several tabs: Books ; Journals ; Databases; Primary Sources; and Ask a Librarian.

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence includes, but is not limited to, harassment, sexual abuse, stalking and menacing committed by a family member or intimate partner that have created a substantial risk of physical or emotional harm to a person or a person’s child. This behavior includes physical as well as emotional or sexual violence, physical and/ or psychological intimidation, verbal abuse, economic control, threats or injury. Learn more at https://hr.cornell.edu/wellbeing-perks/self-care/domestic-violence-resources .

Resources for Self Care

Lots of Resources at the Library!

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