Search by title, author (use the format of last name, first name) subject or keyword. If you’re looking for books on a topic, start looking by keyword.
Use the pull-down bar next to the search box to look specifically for items in our library.
Spelling is important! If you are unsure the spelling of something check it before you start your search.
Use words and phrases that have a similar meaning, like “capital punishment” and “death penalty”
Go broader on your subject and look at “prison systems”
Or - Look at something more specific like “Lethal Injection” or “death row inmates”
For more useful tips on how to improve your results in our catalog, see our Using the Library Catalog & Finding Books
You can look for eBooks in the databases below. Many titles can be downloaded to a reader, and most are easily searchable. If you need any help, ask us!
Narrow your search using the left-hand column: find e-books (using 'available online' ) or print ('available in library'). To narrow your results, add more specifics in the search box, or use subjects in the left-hand column.