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Call Numbers to Browse

If you're interested in a broad topic in Politics & Government, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:

  • J    General legislative
          & executive papers
  • JA  Political science (General)
  • JC  Political theory
  • JF  Political institutions
          & public administration
  • JK  Political institutions
          & public administration (US)
  • JZ  International relations
  • K   Law
  • KF Law (US)

Locations of books

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!


E-books in Collins Library are fully integrated into Primo Search! 

Consult the e-books guide to find out more about finding and using our growing e-book collection.

Government Documents

Many government documents are now published electronically.  In Primo Search do a keyword search using terms that describe your topic, then use the left-hand facets to refine your search by Author/Creator: United States.

In addition, here are a few key sites for identifying and locating government documents:

Streaming Media

Academic Video Online and Kanopy are streaming media services which provide access to a broad spectrum of educational and documentary content.