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Subject Headings

Civil Rights United States
Election Law United States
Federal Government United States
Journal of Law

Presidents United States
South Carolina Government
South Carolina Law
United States Congress
United States Constitution
United States Supreme Court

Browse the Collection

J 10-98 United States General Legislative and Executive Papers

J 81-82 Presidents Messages and Other Executive Papers

JK 1-9593 United States Political Institutions and Public Administration

JK 501-901 United States Executive Branch

JK 1001-1443 United States Congress

JK 2255-2391 United States Political Parties

JK 2403-9593 United States State Government

KF 1-9827 United States Federal Law, including Constitutional Law

KFS 1801-2399 South Carolina Law

Finding Books in Dacus Library

Use the Dacus Online Catalog (DOC) to find books.

1) Try a keyword search for your topic.

2) Look at several relevant records from the results list and write down words and phrases from the "subject" area of the record.

3) Go back to the search screen and search by SUBJECT using the words you identified in step 2.

4) When you find something you would like to see, copy down the call number and location, then locate the item on the shelf.

Can't Find It Here?

Request it from another library! 

1) Search Pascal Delivers for books available in other South Carolina libraries. Pascal Delivers will deliver requested books to Dacus Library.

2) If not available through Pascal Delivers, request the item through Interlibrary Loan. The item, if available, will be mailed to Dacus Library. 

3) To search for books in libraries worldwide, search WorldCat. Request items through Interlibrary Loan if not available in Dacus Library.

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