Note the publication year. To find this book type the title (Imagining India) into the Library catalogue. This book is available as both a print book and an ebook. The ebook may be accessed via a link underneath the title. The print book is on Floor 2 of the McClay Library at Shelfmark PR830.I6 CRON
Note the word "in". This is a particular chapter in an edited collection. It was published as a book. To find it search for the book (Selected Subaltern Studies) in the Library Catalogue, then look up the content page to find the chapter.
Note the volume number 18 and Issue number 4 in this example. Journals are published periodically, usually several times a year, so there could be several volumes for the same year. There are two ways to find this:
To find books, go to the Library website and use Library Catalogue. Type in a few words from the title of the book you need, or type in a keyword to view all books in the Library about that topic.
The catalogue will show the locations of all print copies of books that you can borrow. It will also include links to any books are available for you read on-line in e-book format.
If a book you need does not appear in our catalogue, please email your Subject Librarian, who will investigate purchasing the book.
Alongside the journal articles available to you via Canvas. you can also find articles by going to the Library website and clicking on the Article Search tab. Type in a keyword (or a specific article title), and click Search.
Article Search will look in all the journals subscribed to by the Library, and display a list of articles relevant to your topic. Read, and download an article by clicking on the link that appears underneath the article details. Follow the link through to the relevant publisher's website and log in with your student number and password if prompted to do so. Most articles will be available for you to print or save in PDF format.
If you want to search within one specific journal go to the Library website and click on the E-Journals A-Z link. From here search for the journal you need of browse by first letter. If the Library subscribes to the journal, it will appear in the list of results. Click the Full Text link to access content.
Information comes from a variety of sources of varying academic quality. Bibliographic databases are useful at university as content is selected by academic panels from peer-reviewed journals, thereby guaranteeing academic quality and credibility. You will retrieve fewer results using such databases, but most of your results will be relevant and crucially, you will be able to cite them with confidence in your assignments.
When a print book in the Library Catalogue is on loan there will be a due date underneath it's Status information.
To recall the book:
When the book is returned you will receive a notification to your Queen's email address.