To search for works in the library’s collection by a particular author, title or subject, look under the appropriate heading in BORIS, the library’s online catalogue.
Materials in Political Studies are shelved in the JA to JZ classification number range on the shelves. If you require help in finding appropriate subject headings, materials or any other assistance, please consult with the librarians at the Research Assistance Desk. Items marked Ref are shelved in the Reference Room on the main floor of the Library Learning Commons.
The Library provides access to several relevant databases available via the web These include, among others, Academic Search Complete, Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies, CBCA, CPI-Q, E-Stat (including CANSIM), EconLit, JSTOR, Social Sciences Citation Index and World Data Analyst. Please ask at the Research Assistance Desk in the lobby of the new Library Learning Commons for more information about these and other important resources.
A good place to start searching for internet resources is the resources page of the Bishop’s Political Studies Department. This site contains a useful collection of links to a wide variety of governmental, inter-governmental and media sites. The web page is located at:
Other sites of interest: