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Politics: United States: Finding Books

Use UNISTAR to Find Books

Use UNISTAR, the online catalog, to identify and locate books and other resources about United States politics. UNISTAR may be found under the Library Catalog tab on the Rod Library home page. To ensure that you use appropriate subject terms when you search UNISTAR, consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings books which are located at the Reference Desk. A wide range of subject headings will lead to information about United States politics. Useful headings include:

Campaign Funds -- United States
Caucus
Contested Elections -- United States
Election Monitoring -- United States
Political Campaigns -- United States
Political Parties -- United States
Political Science -- Study and Teaching -- United States
Politicians -- United States
Politics and Culture -- United States
Politics, Practical -- United States
Primaries -- United States
Proportionals Representation -- United States
Voting -- United States
Voting Research -- United States
American Loyalists
Business and Politics
Christianity and Politics
Democratic Party (US)
Public Administration -- United States
Republican Party (U.S.: 1854-)
Whig Party (Mass.)
Women Political Activists

If you are having trouble identifying a specific subject heading, try looking for your topic as a keyword search.  Once you have identified books in your area of interest, you may click on the subject headings in their UNISTAR records to identify additional books in this area.

Also check Google Books for the full text of older books.

Also check HathiTrust Digital Library for the full text of older books.

Google Book Search

Google Book Search