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Political Science: Find Books

Use this guide as a starting place when searching for resources on Political Science and related topics.

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Suggested Searches: 

  • Subject: Political Science - browse specific subjects
  • Keyword Searching Tips:
    • and  - both terms must be present (Ex: United States and trade)
    • or - either term may be present (Ex: poverty or poor)
    • *  - truncation (Ex: Politic* - will find politics, political, etc.)
    • sucd - searches government documents (Ex: your topic and sucd)

  • Political Science call numbers range from J - JZ.   
    (Level 2 of Thomas Cooper Library)

    • JA - General Works
    • JC - Political Theory
    • JF - Constitutional History
    • JK - United States
    • JS - Local Government
    • JX - International Law

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Bill Sudduth

Thomas Cooper Library
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