Sexuology-literature – Bibliographies, Journals, & Journal-Articles


Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology of

the Humboldt Research Institute


Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior, edited by Albert Ellis and Albert Abarbanel (Hawthorn Books, 1960; reprinted in paperback by Ace).

A Descriptive Dictionary and Atlas of Sexology, edited by Robert T. Francoeur, Timothy Perper, and Norman A. Scherzer (Greenwood Press, 1991). 



Studies in Human Sexuality : A Selected Guide, by Suzanne G. Frayser and Thomas J. Whitby (Libraries Unlimited, 1987). Books only, with detailed annotations. A new edition is forthcoming.

Sex Research : Bibliographies from the Institute for Sex Research, by Joan Scherer Brewer and Rod W. Wright (Oryx Press, 1979). Covers both books and periodical articles; complements Frayser and Whitby in covering older materials. No annotations.

"For erotica, a definitive bibliographic work is The Horn Book, by Gershon Legman (University Books, 1964). See also his opening chapter in Libraries, Erotica, and Pornography, by Martha Cornog (Oryx Press, 1991)."


Archives of Sexual Behavior

Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality

Journal of Sex Research

Journal of the History of Sexuality

SIECUS (Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S.) Report


The Kinsey Institute

Books & Monographs

Catalogues for Exhibitions

Research Papers in periodicals