Among the research tools that one can access from the library homepage are:
Summon, the Library's Discovery Layer: allows researchers to simultaneously search the Queen's University Library catalogue (QCAT) and many of our electronic resources (electronic books, articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, theses and more) from a single search box
Library catalogue, QCAT: a search tool that allows you to search our catalogue of books and e-books, journals, media, special collections, and other materials such as newspapers, government documents, maps, and theses. Note that articles are not listed in the library catalogue.
ResearchDatabases: article indexes and research databases
Research by Subject: Library research guides consisting of highly recommended sources for each discipline, including Sociology