This guide will provide you with tips for doing research on Canadian topics and recommended lists of resources. Click on the tabs at the top to learn how to find books, journal articles, videos, websites and more.
Note: the section on Primary Sources is of special interest when studying history.
Articles can be found in a variety of locations and formats -- in print, on the open Internet through publisher, association or organization websites, or in databases available from the library website.
For articles on the history of Canada, try the databases listed below. For academic articles, limit your searches to scholarly or peer-reviewed articles.
Can't find the article you need? Request a copy through our Interlibrary Loan service: https://library.royalroads.ca/resources-mail.
If you find an article using Google Scholar, but you are unable to access the full-text, use the Journals by Title tab on the Library homepage to see if we have the journal in one of our many article databases.