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CIVE 432 Technical Paper

Searching the catalogue

Use WorldCat Discovery to find books. For example:

  • Do a keyword search for: railway safety
  • Find a good book, e.g. Railway safety, reliability, and security, and click on the title. You will see a subject heading listed in the Subject field: Railroads - Safety measures.
  • Click on the subject heading link to retrieve more books about that subject.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: * e.g. rail* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words rail, railway, railroad, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "railway safety" will retrieve catalogue records containing the exact phrase: railway safety
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
Boolean operators must be in capital letters
e.g. safety AND (railway OR railroad) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word safety AND either railway OR railroad



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Tara Mawhinney

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Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering (Office located in the McLennan Library Building during the Schulich closure)

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