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Politics, International Studies & Philosophy: Finding Books

How to find books

How to find book chapters

QCat and Shelf-marks - Finding Stuff

Useful shelf-marks

The most common shelfmarks for Politcs, International Studies and Philosophy are:

B - Philosophy (General)
BJ - Ethics

JA - Political Science
JC - Political Theory
JF - Political Institutions and Public Administration
JN - Policial Institutions and Public Administration (Europe)
JZ - International Relations

Recommended readings may also be found in Short Loan on the Ground Floor of the McClay Library.

Where can I find books about my subject in the McClay Library?

Understanding shelf-marks

Each book has a shelf-mark, which is a combination of letters and numbers. Break this down into sections to make it easier to find the book you are looking for.


Just ask at one of the Enquiry Desks if you can't find what you are looking for - we are here to help.

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