QCAT is a searchable database that lists books, journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, government documents, and maps found in all the libraries at Queen's.
To find books in our collection, search QCAT by author, title, subject heading, or keyword.
Keyword searching enables you to search using a single word or a combination of words which you consider to be the "key" or main focus of your topic. A keyword search checks authors, titles, and subject headings for key words on a topic. Identify main or key concepts about your topic.
To find books on steroid use in sports, search QCAT by Keyword Boolean. Keyword boolean searching allow you to combine search words and phrases (using AND and OR). Use quotation marks for phrases.
Think of related words and perform additional keyword searches. By substituting related words for the main concepts, many other searches can be generated.
Look at a title's full record to see its subject headings. Subject headings provide another search method and give you ideas for keywords.
To find books about a particular person, search QCAT by Subject Heading.
Examples of subject headings about Kinesiology and Physical Health Education include: