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POLS-410: Comparing Canada

Your Librarian

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Gillian Akenson
Joseph S. Stauffer Library, Rm 105-A
(I am in the office but can also meet virtually via Teams or Zoom.)
(613) 533-6000 ext 74526


Welcome to the POLS-410 library course guide.

The learning outcomes of this guide are as follows:

  • develop an ability to refine search results in Omni, the library's search tool, and Proquest Politics;
  • recognizes the difference between various sources, and chooses the source most appropriate for the research question and discipline; and
  • understand the value of critically appraising information as a crucial component of the research process

About the Queen's University Library

Queen's Library subscribes to over 650 specialized databases and article indexes, several hundred thousand electronic books, 80,000 electronic journals and newspapers, and has well over 2 million physical (non-electronic) items including over 1.65 million books. The Queen's University Library homepage is the gateway to the library's collections and research tools. [Tip: Bookmark the Library Homepage for easy future reference]

Highlighted in the following screenshot are selected tools that one can access from the library's homepage: