Political Science: Background Information on a Topic

Resources for research in political science.

Reference Works Can Help You...

  • find overviews or introductions to a subject
  • identify possible directions for a topic you're exploring
  • put a narrow topic into context
  • identify facts, names, dates, etc.

Where is it?

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If you'd like to browse the Reference Area (1st level of the library), see these classifications:

  • J     General legislative and executive papers
  • JA   Political science (General)
  • JC   Political theory
  • JF   Political institutions & public administration
  • JJ   Political institutions & public admin (North America)
  • JK   Political institutions & public admin (US)
  • JL    Constitutional History (Canada, Latin America, Etc)
  • JN   Constitutional History (Europe)
  • JQ   Constitutional History (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific)
  • JS   Local Government, Municipal government
  • JV   Colonies & Colonization, Emigration & immigration, International migration
  • JZ    International Relations
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