Use the I-Share catalog in addition to the Knox Library catalog to discover books that may be available for loan from another I-Share library.
As a Knox student, you are free to borrow materials from any of the 76 I-Share libraries whenever you want. See this guide for detailed information on using I-Share to request books.
The Knox Library catalog is the place to search to find books, films, and print journals available at Knox. Start your search using keywords that describe your topic. Remember, these same search techniques can also be used in the I-Share catalog.
How has the role of women in politics changed in Germany since unification?
If you can't find materials with your keywords, try removing one or using synonyms
Example topic keywords & synonyms:
women = gender
German Unification = East Germany, West Germany, communism
Topic corresponds to an item's subject headings
Subject Area corresponds to an item's call number
Browsing for books on the shelf can be a very useful way to gather material on a topic. Seymour Library uses the Library of Congress call number classification system, and all materials on a topic are shelved together. For political science, try browsing these sections:
JA 1-92 Political Science (General)
JC 11-605 Political Theory. The State. Theories of the State.
JF 20-2112 Political Institutions & Public Administration
JF 20-1177 General. Comparative Government
JF 1338-2112 Public Administration
JN 1-9689 Political Institutions & Public Administration (Europe)
JS 39-8500 Local Government. Municipal Government
JV 1-9480 Colonies & Colonization. Emmigration & Immigration. International Migration.
JZ 5-6530 International Relations