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            This is primarily an online database of books that are located in libraries all over the United States and around the World. 




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Off Campus Access to Library Resources

Off-campus access to most Forsyth Library electronic resources is restricted to authorized users (FHSU faculty, students, staff). If you are off-campus and select a restricted resource you will be directed to the FHSU Secure Authorization page. Enter your TigerTracks username and password. That’s it. You are authenticated! If you are already logged-in to TigerTracks or Blackboard you are already authenticated. 


      Finding Books

    If you would like to browse for books, look in these areas in the General Collection on the 2nd floor, or the Reference Collection on the Main floor:


    Many of the political science-related materials can be found in the following call number ranges:


    J        General legislative and executive papers

    JA      Political science (General)

    JC      Political theory

    JF      Political institutions and public administration

                        (North America)

    JJ      Political institutions and public administration

                        (United States)

    JK      Political institutions and public administration

                        (United States)

    JL      Political institutions and public administration

                        (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

    JN      Political institutions and public administration


    JQ      Political institutions and public administration

                        (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

    JS      Local government.  Municipal government

    JV      Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration.

    JX      International law

    JZ      International relations

     (For a more detailed breakdown of call numbers, see the Library of Congress)


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