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American Government: Federal, California, Local: Books/e-Books

This guide will help students in Poli Sci 7 and 12 with research.

Call Numbers

The LPC Library, like most academic libraries, uses the Library of Congress classification system (LC) to organize its collection. 

Books on U.S. politics have a call # starting with J:

Political Science, General                         JA 1-92
Political Theory JC 11-607
Law & Nations KZ 1-6785
International Relations  JZ 2-6530
Local Government JS 3-8500
Socialism, Communism, Anarchism HX 1-970

 

 

 

 

 

Accessing Resources Remotely

Off-campus Access:

Log in with your W# and ClassWeb password

Books in the LPC Library

Use OneSearch to search for other titles in the LPC collections. 

Advanced Search

 

 

To find items in the library's collection, start by searching by keyword.

For example:

same sex marriage 

immigration

government surveillance

 Add the term public opinion:

same sex marriage and public opinion 

 Other terms to consider adding to search:

 legislation    

polling

debate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Sample Check-Out Titles

 

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