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Finding books and ebooks

To find books in the Brock Library on your topic, go to the Library Catalogue and select the Subject and/or Keyword search options:

  • Search using keyword(s) e.g. Bioethics noting common subjects e.g. Medical ethics.

  • Search using subject(s) to ensure that all books on the same topic can be found using the same search terms, e.g. Philosophy, Chinese

  • Use keywords(s) and subject(s) to maximize valid search results. Sort records by format, relevance and/or publication date. This is particularly useful if your topic is interdisciplinary.

  • Search the Library Catalogue by keyword or subject, click on the "Modify Search" button, Limit by Location "Internet" to retrieve a list of ebooks.