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Industrial Relations

A guide to resources with an aim to support graduate students intersted in the multidisciplinary field of Industrial Relations.


To find print books and ebooks in our collection, search QCAT, the catalogue of the Queen's University Library.

QCAT can be searched by author, title, subject, call number and there are different options for searching by keywords.

To find books by a particular author/person, search QCAT by author:

Carter, Donald
Chaykowski, R 
Barling, Julian


To find books about a particular author/person or organization/company, search QCAT by subject heading:

Canadian Labour Congress
Douglas, T. C. (Thomas Clement), 1904-1986
Hargrove, Buzz, 1944-


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.

unions and strikes
international and "dispute resolution"


Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings.

Labor unions--United States--History
Labor unions
International labor activities


Click on the subject heading link to do a new search or use words from the subject heading to modify your keyword search.

Examples of subject headings relating to industrial relations:

Industrial relations
Industrial relations - Canada
Personnel management
Arbitration, industrial
Arbitration and award
Human capital
Labor unions
Labor disputes
Labor laws and legislation
Collective bargaining - Canada
Comparative industrial relations
Strikes and lockouts