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Global Affairs and Social Sciences: Finding books, ebooks & journal articles

My Reading Lists

The MyReadingLists system will let you look up online lists of books, journals and websites your lecturers expect you to read for your lectures and seminars:

New to MyreadingLists?

Find out how to look up your module reading lists in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS:

Books and articles in King's libraries - GA&SS

Library Services provides a range of print books and journals to support your studies and research. All of our books and most journal articles can be located with Library Search:

New to using Library Search?

You can find online tutorials on using Library Search to find books and journals around your subject. Find them in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS:

Key classmarks for your subject - GA&SS

  • D to DX - History: General and Old World
  • E to F - History of the Americas
  • G - Geography
  • H to HX - Social Sciences
  • J to JV - Political Sciences

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • L - Education
  • LA - History of Education
  • LB - Theory & Practice of Education
  • P - Linguistics
  • PB-PM - Languages

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • G - Geography (General)
  • GA - Mathematical geography
  • GB - Physical geography
  • GC - Oceanography
  • GE - Environmental Sciences
  • GF - Human ecology
  • GN - Anthropology
  • GR - Folklore

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • H - Social Sciences   
  • HA - Statistics
  • HJ - Public Finance
  • HM - Sociology

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • PC 2001-3761 - French Language Dictionaries
  • PC 4001-4977 - Spanish Language Dictionaries
  • PC 5001-5498 - Portuguese Language Dictionaries
  • PF 3001-5999 - German Language Dictionaries

Books on your subject can be found at:

  • HV - State Crime
  • JA - Political theory
  • JN - Political Institutions
  • JX - International Law
  • JZ - International Relations
  • U - Military Science
  • UA - Armies
  • UB - Military Administration
  • V - Naval Science

Books on your subject can be found at:

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Online book collections - GA&SS

These online book collections won't be searched by Library Search but contain thousands of titles on a huge variety of subjects. Check each book collection's description for details of borrowing procedures and limitations.

Don't forget: You can browse the full range of providers with the A-Z link below:

New to using ebooks?

You can find online tutorials on locating, opening and reading ebooks available at King's. Find them in the Getting Started With Your Studies section of KLaSS: