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LIBCAT - Library Catalog: Subject Search

A guide on how to use the Online Library Catalog to find books, theses, course reserves and other library materials, and on how to create an account allowing you to put items on hold, renew items online, and save searches.

Subject Search

Subject Search

Used to retrieve a list of subject headings for browsing the subject headings authority list, or to find titles which have been linked to the subject you are searching under.

Sample Search

  • Enter the subject you want to find in the Subject box, e.g. chemical engineering


  • The hitlist retrieves all the matching subject headings, allowing you to browse through the authority list. 
  • Click the Subject heading of your choice (e.g. Chemical Enginnering) to view the titles related to this specific subject.


  • Titles retrieved may be limited to available items or sorted by author, title, date, etc...
  • Click on the title hyperlink to view the bibliographic information

Subject Guide

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