Use a keyword search to find items on a topic. For instance, to find books on Canadian economic development you might search Canada "economic development".
The Lilbrary Catalogue uses LCSH (subject headings) in most records, to help us identify items of interest. These can be general or specific, depending on your topic.
Sample subject headings for general topics:
The Library Catalogue tutorials in the box to the right are an excellent starting point to learn search basics.
Interlibrary loan is a system that allows you to request material from other libraries to be sent to Trent for you to borrow. Normally, there are no costs to use the ILL service. Plan ahead because it can take a few days or even weeks for material to be sent, depending upon availability.