Get lengthier and more specialized research help with our book an appointment service.
Visit the Research Help Desk on the main floor of the Library for help.
Workshops are scheduled throughout the term.
How-to guides and videos on writing, research and citation
1. Use the Book Catalogue (library.ryerson.ca)
2. Use Search Everything and refine your search results to Books
Find Books (In depth Instructions)
How to Search (Keywords)
Evaluate your Sources
You can also search the Library Catalogue. If you know the book that you want, search for it by title or author.
If you are looking for books on a particular topic, use the keyword search.
Look at relevant titles and the subject terms assigned. Do a subject search for more topic-focused results. Example: World music – History and Criticism