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Politics and International Relations

Welcome to the Politics and International Relations subject guide - your guide to using the library resources, services and facilities for your subject.

Where are the Politics and International Relations books in the Library?

The Main Library holds the majority of books for Politics and International Relations. Most of these books are on the 2nd floor or in the HUB (High Use Book) Collection on the ground floor.

The most common shelfmarks for Politics and International Relations start with:

H Social Sciences, including Economics (HB-HD), Commerce (HF), Sociology (HM), Socialism, Communism, Anarchism (HX).
J Political Science, including Political Theory (JC), Political Institutions and Public Administration (JF-JQ), International Relations (JZ).

Remember the Library has access to thousands of e-books which you can access via DiscoverEd.

Getting to know the Main Library

A scrollable online tour of the Main Library to help you familiarise yourself with the building and its facilities, services and resources.

Other University of Edinburgh Libraries

There are 10 other site libraries at the University that you can visit and use. 

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