Use McMaster's library catalogue to find books on your topic. Click the Help link for searching tips & strategies. You can search by title, journal title, author, subject, call number or anywhere.
To search the catalogue for a specific title, enter the title into the search box and select in Title from the drop down menu.
To find books by a particular author/person, search by in Author
Morton Desmond OR Desmond Morton
To find books about a particular person/author or topic, search by in Subject
Labor movement Canada
Innis Harold OR Harold Innis
Some basic subject headings for Canadian History include:
To find further subject headings select the title of a relevant source to link to the full record and look at the headings listed under Subjects.
If you do not know the correct subject heading for a topic:
- Enter in the word(s) that describe the topic
- Select Anywhere from the drop down menu beside the search box
- This will allow the catalogue to search for the word(s) anywhere in the books' records.