Every book in the catalogue will be tagged with at least one Subject Heading. Once you know all the Subject Headings important to your topic, they can be used to efficiently search for books in the catalogue. The search below will find most books about murderers or homicide in Canada.
murder$ or killing$ or homicide$ or manslaughter or matricide or fatricide or infanticide or filicide or patricide or ‘wrongful death’ or lynching
Canad$ or Ontario or Quebec or 'British Columbia' or Alberta or Saskatchewan or Manitoba or Newfoundland or 'New Brunswick' or 'Nova Scotia' or 'Prince Edward Island' or Nunavut or Yukon or 'North West Territories'
1. On the Library's home page, click on the Advanced Search for the Catalogue.
2. Enter the subject headings using one line for each concept. Select 'Subject' for the field to search in. Select AND for the operator between the subject headings for murder and Canada. Select NOT for the operator before the subject heading, 'fiction'.
Below is just a sample of books in our collection. Search the Library Catalogue to find others.