Countries of the World (Books & Media)

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Countries of the World Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

Quick Countries of the World Book Search:

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
  • If you need additional assistance, Ask Steely Library!

For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

WorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C.E. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. If Steely Library does not own a title, it may be requested through SourceFinder.

Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Countries of the World, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • BL74-99 - Religions of the World
  • BL660-2680 - History and Principles of Religions
  • D - World history and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
  • G - Geography
  • GN - Ethnic Groups and Races
  • GT - Manners and Customs
  • JL - Political institutions and public administration, Canada, Latin America, etc.
  • JN - Political Institutions and public administration, Europe
  • JQ - Political Institutions and public administration, Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.
  • JZ - International Relations
  • KZ - Law of Nations

The Countries of the World Research Guide is maintained by Nancy Campbell. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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