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HIST 2350-Modern Canada

Finding Books in the Library

To find books on a specific topic, try doing a subject search

How do you do that?

  1. Go to the Online Catalogue and choose Subject Heading from the drop-down menu
  2. Type in your search term- for example - Canada Politics and Government and then click on the Search button
  3. Note the different subjects related to the Canada Politics and Government

Sometimes, the subject heading doesn't match your search term so below are some tips for searching popular subjects:

  • War of 1812 - use United States History War of 1812
  • World War I - use World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II - use World War, 1939-1945

You can also find books according to their Call Number:

E31-49.2 North America
E99 Indian tribes and cultures
E151-889 United States
F1001-1145.2 Canada
F1035.8 Maritime provinces. Atlantic coast of Canada
F1036-1040 Nova Scotia. Acadia
F1041-1045 New Brunswick
​F1046-1049.7 Prince Edward Island
F1050 St. Lawrence Gulf, River and Valley (General)
F1051-1055 Quebec
F1056-1059.7 Ontario
F1060-1060.97 Canadian Northwest. Northwest Territories
F1061-1065 Manitoba
F1067 Assiniboia
F1070-1074.7 Saskatchewan
F1075-1080 Alberta
F1086-1089.7 British Columbia
F1090 Mountains of Canada
F1090.5 Arctic regions
F1091-1095.5 Yukon
F1096-1100.5 Mackenzie
F1101-1105.7 Franklin
F1106-1110.5 Keewatin
F1121-1139 Newfoundland
F1135-1139 Labrador
F1140 The Labrador Peninsula
F1141-1145.2 Nunavut