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Politics and Government: Find Books

About Our Catalog

Our Library Online Catalog searches all of our books, e-books, CDs, and DVDs.

We have tens of thousands of books, more than 17,000 electronic books, more than 2,000 CDs, and over 4,000 DVDs. These are all available for you to check out as an Oglethorpe student.


Search the Catalog by Subject Heading

To conduct a Subject Headings Browse search, type in the name of the country.


Find Books in Our Library


Start by searching our Library Online Catalog by keyword.

Search Tips:  

Put one keyword in each search box. If you don't find much, try synonyms of the word(s) you are using, and try just one or two words in your searches. When you find a book you like, be sure to write down the entire call number to find it on our shelves.

Also Try These Clickable Subject Headings for Books

Subject Headings in the catalog are an easy way to drill down to the exact subject area you need for your book sources. Listed here are GENERAL subjects, but click on one, and a new page will open. If you then scroll down, you can see how the Subjects are broken down specifically.  

  • Click on a Library of Congress Subject Heading below to browse what titles we have under each of these subjects.
  • This is not meant to be an inclusive list of all countries!
  • If you would like to conduct your own Subject Heading search, type in the name of the country, then beside the catalog search box, pull down "Subject Headings Browse."


[See also the "References" or "Note" button if it is available, once the screen opens with the Subject Headings]




Scroll down once you open the webpage to see all the Subject Headings related to the term -- click on the Headings to see the books related to the Subject.

United States

United States Civilization
United States Commerce
United States Economic Conditions
United States Economic Policy
United States Foreign Economic Relations
United States Foreign Public Opinion
United States Foreign Relations
United States History
United States Military Policy
United States Politics and Government
United States Relations


China Economic Conditions
China Economic Policy
China Foreign Economic Relations
China Foreign Relations
China History
China Politics and Government
China Relations
China Social Conditions


Germany (East)
Germany Economic Conditions
Germany Economic Policy
Germany Foreign Relations
Germany History
Germany History Reunification
Germany Politics and Government
Germany Relations
Germany (West)

Great Britain

Great Britain Colonies
Great Britain Commerce
Great Britain Economic Conditions
Great Britain Economic Policy
Great Britain Foreign Relations
Great Britain History
Great Britain Kings and Rulers
Great Britain Military Policy
Great Britain Parliament 
Great Britain Politics and Government
Great Britain Relations


Japan Commerce
Japan Economic Conditions
Japan Economic Policy
Japan Foreign Economic Relations
Japan Foreign Relations
Japan History
Japan Politics and Government
Japan Relations



Search Other Libraries

If we do not have an item, you can search for it in other libraries and fill out and Interlibrary Loan request on our Interlibrary Services page. If you need help with this process, please contact the librarian.

The Subject Headings used on this page are used in most academic libraries, so you can also use them to search other university libraries' catalogs.