Use QCat to search for the books, ebooks, videos, journals or newspapers that are available in print or online via the library.
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.
"public health" and economy
Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings: (eg's)
Civil service reform--Canada
Click on the subject heading to do a new search or use words from the subject heading to modify your keyword search.
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliography following a subject heading.
Free trade and protection--Bibliography
Useful for public policy issues is Canadian Electronic Library (DesLibris platform)
CEL provides full-text access to a large collection of scholarly e-books, reports, studies and public documents from Canadian publishers and organizations.
Also see our guide to Ebook collections and platforms
Ebooks at Queen's