Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary program. Research in this subject is informed by the literature of several disciplines. This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research. Your liaison librarian is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen’s University Library and beyond, and stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. Queen's University Library evaluates, purchases and makes available teaching and research materials to support this interdisciplinary program including books, journals, databases and multimedia resources.  

Subject guides help you find, access and understand the literature of the discipline including both scholarly and non-scholarly resources. There are several guides relevant to Indigenous Studies, click on the links below to explore, access and use the information resources.

Academic Search Complete

Publication coverage: 1865 - present

Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary database which provides indexing (with abstracts) to peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, monographs and reports.

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of Indigenous Peoples in North American culture, history, and life.

iPortal: Indigenous Studies Portal

The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal), an initiative of the University of Saskatchewan Library, is a database of full-text electronic resources including articles, e-books, theses, government publications, videos, oral histories, and digitized archival documents and photographs. The iPortal content has a primary focus on Indigenous peoples of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond.

PAIS

Publication coverage: 1915 - present

Covers publications on global public policy and social issues.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Publication coverage: 1975-

Indexes international political science, international relations, and complementary fields including law, military policy, labor relations, and public administration/policy. Provides abstracts of journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
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