Public and International Affairs

Where to find books for your field?

Can't find what you need? Try one of the following options:

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How to find books with OMNI

Go to OMNI  advanced search screen

Under format select Books from the drop-down menu

Type keywords that describe your topic (e.g. "Multiculturalism"). You can also type the author name or the year (e.g. Will Kymlicka)

Determine the book's availability and location

In the example below, the availability is shown in the green box

  • The book's location is shown in the red box below
  • If you see Available Online, click on the link to access the book.
  • For books that are in a library such as Morisset: use the call number (underlined in red)  to locate the book on the shelves.


Open Educational Resources (OER)

Relevant e-book collections

The following online book collections provide numerous titles relevant to public and international affairs:

The Library also has access to the Canadian Public Policy Collection:

Interlibrary loans

If you can't find a book or an article in local libraries or online, consider using RACER to place an interlibrary loan request.


If you would like to suggest a title for purchase, send me an e-mail at