Political Science

Collection Statement

To support this large academic department, the library collects materials in the areas of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political theory. The collections also focus on materials appropriate to a general undergraduate political science major and undergraduate concentrations in public law, and public policy. The Library collections of United States, California, San Diego and international government documents support this department as well as the Lijphart Elections Archive.

Primary Library of Congress Call Numbers

JA 1-92 Political Science (general)
JC 11-607 Political Theory
JF 20-1177 Comparative Government
JK 1-9593 Political Institutions and Public Administration United States
JZ 2-6530 International Relations


Key Resources for Political Science


Course Materials


Contact Information

Annelise Sklar
Librarian
Political Science and State, Local & International Documents
Social Sciences & Humanities Library
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, 0175R
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
Phone (858) 822-1993
Fax (858) 534-7548
asklar@ucsd.edu