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CSP Library   ED 487 Reading Across the Content Areas: Find Children's Literature



Searching for Books by topic in OneSearch

Use OneSearch to search for books by topic. There are multiple search strategies to locate books on a topic of your choice.

Perform a keyword search in OneSearch on your topic. To locate children's materials at Concordia you can:

  1. Limit to physical items
  2. Limit to a collection or collections in the CSP library (e.g. Picture Books, Juvenile Nonfiction, etc.)

Image showing keyword search. Shows limiters in left menu for physical location and juvenile collections.

Looking for more books like one you already located? Look at the Details page and identify relevant Subject tags. Click on a subject tag to perform a search for all items with that subject.

Often the word juvenile is a part of subject tags used for books with children as the primary audience. You can use it as one of the keywords you try when searching by topic when you don't know what subject tags are used for the topic.

More About Children's Literature @ CSP

Check out our Children's Literature subject guide for more information about locating and using children's literature at CSP.