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Ebooks at Queen's

Find Ebooks

Queen's University Library gives you access to thousands of ebooks. On this page you can read about four ways to find ebooks at Queen's:

  1. Summon search
  2. Subject guides
  3. Library catalogue (QCAT) search
  4. Search ebook publisher platform

Summon Search

Summon lets you find ebooks by searching the entire Library collection by keyword. Enter your keywords and use the filters shown below to limit your search results to just ebooks. Go to Summon now!

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Subject Guides

Subject guides may contain links to subject-based ebook collections that can be searched individually. Go to our Research Guides page, select the 'Subject' tab, and then select a subject and a guide. 

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Library Catalogue (QCAT) Search

The Library Catalogue (QCAT) lets you quickly and easily search for specific ebooks by title, author, subject and keyword. Enter your search terms in the QCAT search box, and then filter your search results by 'E-Books'. Go to QCAT now!

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Search Ebook Publisher Platform

Searching a specific publisher's platform will allow you to find ebooks published by just that publisher.  This will allow you to find the newest and most up-to-date ebooks by that publisher, which may not yet be available in Summon or QCAT.  To access a specific publisher's platform, go to the Queen's Library homepage, click Databases, and type the publisher name or platform name in the Find a Database field. 

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