RU Library Catalogue searches for books, e-books, dvds, and other resources. It is a good place to look for known books, or when using the keyword search to find some relevant titles for an assignment. When you find a good title, open the catalogue record in order to identify the assigned Library of Congress subject headings that can be used to identify similar works.
Some useful subject headings:
Keyword search for name of a person
Keyword search for topic
RU Library Search Everything This search engine searches for books and audio-visual materials that are also listed in the library's catalogue, as well as journal articles (chiefly those that are available electronically), theses and dissertations, newspaper coverage from some recent and a selection of archival newspapers, and digitized content such as out-of-copyright books and journals that are available from sources such as The Internet Archive and The Hathi Trust.
Refine your search by content type or other criteria including listing in the library catalogue.
remain useful sources of quick information. In addition to free sources such as Wikipedia, consider some of our licensed electronic content from publishers such as Oxford University Press, as well as printed items.
Try keyword searches in the main catalogue using subject or topical terms and either dictionaries, or, encyclopedias
Example keyword searches:
Many books and journals that were published up to 1924 CE are in the public domain (no longer protected by local copyright laws) and available digitally from major sources such as the Internet Archive (https://archive.org/), the Hathi Trust, and from individual libraries, museums and archives via their digital collections.
Here is a sample search using the Internet Archive and keywords Canadian cook book
Here is a sample search using the Hathi Trust digital library, with parameters Full-text, and, Full view only and the search terms Canadian cook book