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Subject Guide ~ Government: World Politics

Books at Hamilton

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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 – Political institutions and public administration - U.S.
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

Shanghai EXPO, Shanghai, China, 2010
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Borrow from another Library

Interlibrary loan requests using the library catalog or the fill-in ILLiad form now arrive just as quickly as items requested using WorldCat's FirstSearch interface or ConnectNY.


You may still use WorldCat's FirstSearch interface or ConnectNY:

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  • WorldCat
    Use the FirstSearch interface.
  • ConnectNY
    Note: Due to vendor configuration activities, ConnectNY will be unavailable from February 16 through mid-March of 2018.


See How

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Borrowing from another library using the library catalog is just as fast as using ConnectNY or WorldCat's FirstSearch interface—and it is easier.

  1. Sign in to your library account.
  2. Perform a search and limit it to "WorldCat."
  3. View the full record for an item you want.
  4. Select the "Request from Interlibrary Loan" link if Hamilton does not provide access to the item (see below).
  5. Log on to ILLiad to view the pre-populated request form.
  6. Click "Submit Request" at the bottom of the form.

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