To find books in our collection, search QCAT Library Catalogue by author, title, subject headings, or keyword.
To find books by a particular author/person, search QCAT by author:
To find books about a particular author/person, search QCAT by subject heading:
To find books on a topic, use a keyword search if you do not know the correct subject heading for a topic. Think of the focus (or key) words that describe your topic.
Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings.
Examples of subject headings relating to Canadian history:
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliography following a subject heading.
To find primary sources in the library, look for the subdivision sources following a subject heading.