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Political Science

Books, Print Indexes, Reference Books

Why use scholarly and reference books?

  • Overviews and historical background
  • Bibliographies to help discover more sources
Print reference is on the 4th floor of the Libe.  Political science books are mostly on 2nd in the Js. We also have a lot of online reference sources. Look up these and other books you need using  Catalyst.

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Call Numbers

To locate Political Science books, try browsing these call numbers:

  • J - Political Science
  • JC - Political Theory 
  • JK - U.S. Politics
  • JN - Europe
  • JV - Immigration
  • JX - International Relations

(This list is partial; a complete list of Library of Congress call numbers is here.)


Reference Books: Social Science Methods

These are useful guides to social science methods.