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GDS 400: Research Seminar in Global Development Studies: Books & more

Interlibrary Loan

If a book, DVD or other type of material is not available either at Collins Library or through Summit you may request it through interlibrary loan.

Likewise, if articles you're interested in are not available at Collins Library, you can request a copy through Tipasa, our interlibrary loan service.


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Call Numbers to Browse

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

  • HB: Economic Theory. Demography
  • HC: Economic History and Conditions
  • HM: Sociology (General)
  • HN: Social History and Conditions. Social Problems. Social Reform.
  • JJ-JQ: Political Institutions (covering all areas of the world)
  • JZ: International Relations

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.

Need help?

This guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you.  If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Andrea!

Andrea Klyn
Social Sciences Liaison Librarian
tel: (253) 879-2875
office:  Collins Library 141

Request an Appointment with Andrea