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Subject Guide ~ Government: U.S. Politics and Public Policy

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Books and DVDs are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers.
A-M - 3rd floor
N-Z - 2nd floor
Reference collection - 1st floor
DVDs - 2nd floor


J – General legislative and executive papers
JA – Political science (General)
JC – Political theory. The state. Theories of the state
JF – Political institutions and public administration - General
JJ – Political institutions and public administration - North America
JK 1-9993 – Political institutions and public administration (United States)

JK 1-9593 – United States
JK 404-1685 – Government. Public administration
JK 501-868 – Executive branch
JK 631-868 – Civil Service. Departments and agencies
JK 1012-1432 – Congress. Legislative branch
JK 1154-1276 – Senate
JK 1308-1432 – House of Representatives
JK 1606-1683 – Capital. Public buildings. Government property. Government purchasing
JK 1717-2217 – Political rights. Practical politics
JK 1758-1761 – Citizenship
JK 1846-1929 – Suffrage
JK 1965-2217 – Electoral system
JK 2255-2391 – Political parties
JK 2403-9593 – State government
JK 9663-9993 – Confederate States of America

JL – Political institutions and public administration - Canada, Latin America, etc.
JN – Political institutions and public administration - Europe
JQ – Political institutions and public administration - Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.
JS – Local government. Municipal government
JV – Colonies and colonization, Emigration and Immigration. International migration
JZ – International relations

Jefferson Collection, 1999.
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