Search the catalogs to find books and journals, newspapers, and magazines (but not articles within journals, newspapers, and magazines--use the databases to find articles). You can search the OSUL catalog by keyword, title, or author. If you're not sure where to begin, try searching by keyword (s); sample keyword searches appear in the box on the right to help you get the hang of it.
When you've found a relevant book, click on the Subjects links located at the bottom of he book record to find other books about the topic. Subject headings use the controlled vocabulary of the Library of Congress to help you locate specific materials. The box below includes selected subject searches related to detective fiction.