- Information for graduate students
- You will be asked to login when accessing paid resources from off campus
Books and government documents
Start with the Primo Catalogue to identify items at Laurier, the Universities of Waterloo and Guelph, and the Annex
- Use the Books tab (includes government documents)
- Check the facets at the left to limit: by resource type, date of publication, language, etc.
- Note "Genre": includes primary source types: "sources," "correspondence," etc.
- Click on "Details" under each item to identify subject terms
- Finding books: Floor Plans
Identify more books:
- Historical Abstracts
- Index for articles, books and book chapters on world history from 1450 to the present
- America: History & Life
- Use for topics that involve Canada and/or the United States from prehistory to the present
- Bibliography of Asian Studies
- Index for western-language materials on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia
- Full-text scholarly articles back to the 1800s
- Google Scholar
- Use to discover how sources have been cited. Connecting to Library resources using Google Scholar (video: 1:15)
- Look for full text links or try the "Get it at Laurier" button for more options
- Need more articles? Search journal titles to track down references listed in articles and books.
- Finding a journal article when you only know the title (video: 3:50)
- British Library Newspapers
- All issues from 48 national, regional and local newspapers, 1800 to 1913
- China: Trade, Politics & Culture 1793 to 1980
- Full-text English-language papers, plus maps, paintings, photographs and archival materials
- Empire Online
- Images of original manuscripts and printed materials produced between 1492 and 1962. Includes South Asia
- New York Times
- 1851 to three years ago. Searchable full-text page images
- Times : Digital Archive 1785-2010
- Searchable full-text page images
Having problems? Don't hesitate to contact me: email, phone (519-884-0710 x3384), drop in, or make an appointment. My office, L3-312, is one floor up from the main floor of the Library on the Waterloo campus. Come up the stairs, then walk straight ahead.