KvinnSam - National resource library for gender studies (Nationellt bibliotek för genusforskning) is the main documentation centre on women's studies in Sweden. It was founded in 1958 as a private initiative and was placed under the Göteborg University Library in 1971. The collections include documents about the history of the Swedish women's movement. It provides an overview of what is written in Sweden and abroad pertaining to women's lives in earlier and contemporary times. The centre functions as a service institute for women's and gender studies.