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Political Science & Public Administration

Research guide to assist political science and public administration students and faculty at RSU.

Finding Books & eBooks

The Explore RSU Libraries search box on the library's website is an excellent place to start looking for items in the library's collection. Users can limit results to content type such as books and ebooks.


 

Browse the Shelves

If you can visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to discover resources on your topic.  All books in the RSU Libraries are organized according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification system.  Below is a brief guide to LC Classification for political science. 

LC Classification for Political Science

Class J: Political Science

Subclass JA: Political Science (General)

Subclass JC: Political Theory, the State, Theories of the State Subclass

JF: Political Institutions and Public Administration, Comparative Government

Subclass JJ: Political Institutions and Public Administration (North America)

Subclass JK: Political Institutions and Public Administration (United States)

Subclass JL: Political Institutions and Public Administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

Subclass JN: Political Institutions and Public Administration (Europe)

Subclass JQ: Political Institutions and Public Administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

Subclass JS: Local Government, Municipal Government

Subclass JV: Colonies and Colonization, Emigration and Immigration, International Migration