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National War Memorial, Ottawa

War Cenotaph in Ottawa

This guide will help you find resources in general and world history. It includes information on how to find books, journal articles, background information and provides links to web sites and other resources that might be useful to your research.

If you are seeking more information on pre-modern history, check the guides Classics and Medieval History. 

There are also other specific guides to countries and regions, which include: American; British; Canadian; Caribbean; and European plus the following handouts: 


What is Omni?

Omni is the library search tool used to find items in Queen's Libraries and our partner libraries, as well to access articles and other electronic resources.

Discover the features of Omni in our overview guide.

Detailed information about how to search Omni is available in the Omni Search Tips guide.