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Research Guides

International Studies: Find Books

Need help? Reach out to Jylisa Doney (Social Sciences Librarian) for assistance.

Browse the Shelves

Books are located on the 2nd (T-Z), 3rd (H-S) and 4th (A-G) floors and organized by the Library of Congress Classification scheme.

Description Call # Areas
History (general) D
History - France DC
History - Russia and Poland DK
History Asia and the Middle East DS
History - Africa DT
History - United States (national) E 151 - 909
History - United States (local) F 1 - 975
History - Latin America F 1201 - 3799
Social Sciences (general) H
Economic history and conditions HC
Social problems HN
Women's studies, gender, family HQ
Communities, classes, races HT
Socialism, communism, anarchism, utopias HX
General legislative and executive Papers J
Political science (general) JA
Political theory, the state JC
Political institutions, public administration JF
Political institutions (North America) JJ
Political institutions (United States) JK
Political institutions (Canada, Latin America, etc.) JL
Political institutions (Europe) JN
Political institutions (Asia, Africa, Australia, etc.) JQ
Local government, municipal government JS
Colonization, immigration, migration JV
International relations JZ
Law (general) K
Military science, organization, administration U - UB
Naval science, organization, administration V - VB

Search the Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is the best place to find books and ebooks.

Type your topic into the search box to start your research.

Request a Book via Summit

Summit is a Library service that allows you to access to print materials and media from libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

To place a Summit request:

  1. Search for the book or media item in our Library catalog
  2. Click the item's title
  3. Under "Get it," click "Sign in" next to "U Idaho Users Sign-In for Request Options"
  4. Enter your U of I NetID credentials
  5. Click "Place Summit request"
  6. Fill out the request form, then click "Submit"
    • You will receive an email when your item is ready to be picked up

Use Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a Library service that allows you to request materials, such as articles or books, that are neither owned by the UI Library nor available through Summit.

Interlibrary Loan is free.

First time users: Visit the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) website to set-up your ILL account

To place an Interlibrary Loan request:

  1. Search for the item you would like to request using the Library catalog
  2. If this item does not appear in the search results, visit the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) website
  3. Click 'ILLiad Login'
  4. Enter your U of I - NetID credentials
  5. Under 'New Request,' click the item type
  6. Fill-in the required fields, then click on 'Submit'
    • You will receive an email when your item is ready to pick-up or download