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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Human Rights: Books

A guide to Human Rights research at Ramsey Library.

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

WorldCat Search

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The global justice reader    Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction     Inventing Human Rights 

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Browse Our Collections

Browse our catalog by Subject Heading: Human Rights 

Most human rights books fall within the J & K call number ranges on our Upper Level:

J   Political Science

K  Jurisprudence, Comparative Law, International Trade, Human Rights

Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.