Or check out some of the individual e-books collections below:
Search DiscoverUR to find books, journals, DVDs, and videos on political science topics in the libraries' collections. While many of the books, multimedia, and journals in political science are in Rush Rhees Library, some useful materials will be in other UR libraries. You can usually request that materials be sent to any of the UR libraries for pickup, by using the "Request" link when logged into DiscoverUR.
Sign in on the yellow bar under "Get It"
Then, use the request item link:
If you need help locating something in the stacks, stop by the Q&i Desk:
Books on political science are cataloged in the J Library of Congress classification range. They can be found on the level 3 of the library (follow the yellow line in the stacks).
Here is a breakdown of some the major subclasses:
J General legislative and executive papers
JA Political science (general)
JC Political theory. The state. Theories of the state.
JF-JQ Political institutions and public administration
JS Local and municipal government
JV Colonies and colonization, emigration and immigration, international migration
JX International law (for items older than 1997, for newer items in International law--browse JZ or KZ)
JZ International relations
Note: For other call number ranges, see this Call Number Directory.
Most DVDs and videos can be checked out or viewed in the Art/Music library in Rush Rhees. To search what we have, use the keyword search on the Find DVDs and Videos page of the library's website or search for particular titles in the Voyager Catalog.
Need books or DVDs we don't own? We have a very active Interlibrary Loan Service called Illiad. It is available free of charge to current River Campus students, faculty, and staff. Sign up the first time you use it, then just use your NetID and password. Most books take about a week. Most articles take 2-4 days. Just go to the ILL page: https://illiad.lib.rochester.edu.
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