CCL uses the Library of Congress Classification System to organize physical books in the library.
LC Classification – Political Science, International Affairs
J - Political Science
J - Official Documents JA - Collections and General Works JC - Political Theory
JK - Constitutional History and Administration
JS - Local Government
JV - Colonization, Emigration and Immigration
JX - International Law, International Relations
Start your research on Elections and Voting with these key resources:
Library Search is the library catalog. Use it to look for books, videos and DVDs, music scores, and other materials owned by the Library. Library Search includes information on both paper and electronic materials.
Comprehensive online profiles include biographical and political summaries of elected officials, campaign expenditures, voting records, interest-group ratings, and congressional staff look-ups. In-depth overviews of each state and house district are included as well, along with demographic data, analysis of voting trends, and political histories.
Full text articles published in Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Weekly and CQ Researcher. CQ Weekly includes floor votes by keyword, bill date, and bill number. CQ Researcher includes a history, pro & con, and bibliography for each current issue. 1983-present for CQ Weekly, 1991-Present for CQ Researcher. Has full text of other publications such as Congress and the Nation; CQ Almanac and The Political Handbook of the World.