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Books on the broad subject of Political Science can be found in various portions of the "J" call number area of the General Collection and the Reference Collection.
Some selected new books are highlighted here.
Use the Library Catalog to search for these books by keyword.
One sample search might be something like: illinois AND (politic* OR govern*)
Or just the name of the topic: president
The asterisks at the end of the word are truncation features, and allow you to pick up variations of the word:
politic* without having to type out separately all the variations of a word.
E-book databases and Online Video databases
Items on Course Reserve at the downstairs Library Circulation Desk
Book series for researching Current Events and Controversial Topics
NEARBY PUBLIC AND ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to arrange its books on the shelves).
Want to know where specific collections are located? Check out the maps of the Library's upper and lower floors.