Finding Books

Political Science materials can be located by browsing the following call numbers:

JA - Political science (general)

JC - Political theory

JF-JQ - Political institutions and public administration (organized by region)

JS - Local government

JV - Immigration, international migration

JZ - International relations

K-KZ Law

... or by searching the library catalog for the following subjects: 


Political sociology

Politicians biography

Public administration


State government

World politics

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Finding Articles

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If the library does not subscribe to the article or journal you need, you can still obtain it by filling out a request through Interlibrary Loan:

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Finding E-Reference Books

Maxwell Library provides access to thousands of e-books, which can be located in a general MaxSearch as well as through specific databases, such as the following: 

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