Canadian Studies

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Liaison librarians are available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen's University Library and beyond and stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. We also evaluate, purchase, and make available teaching and research materials, including books, journals and databases to support your research.

Start your research by clicking on the Canadian Studies subject guide link. This guide along with other subject guides linked on the page, will direct you to the discovery and exploration of resources in support of Canadian Studies courses.

Canadian Studies is the study of Canada's culture, history, languages, literature, people, government and politics. Please refer to the appropriate subject guides to find databases.


Please use the following link to view databases relating to this subject.


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