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Anthropology 112 (DeLugan): Intro

Political Anthropology


You will be able to

  • generate a search strategy from your research question.
  • identify search tools with information related to course themes 1) states, nation states, nation-building 2) transnational activity including collective agency, resistance, political action and 3) policy making.
  • access resource whether immediately or through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • understand the functionality of a bibliographic citation manager.

Accessing Full Text

First Option: Look for PDFs or HTML documents in a database.

Second Option: Look for the UC-eLinks button. UC-eLInks will look for full-text elsewhere.

If UC Merced does not have a copy, use "Request this item ..." link in the UC-eLinks window to Interlibrary Loan. Your library card/account number is your UCMnetID e.g. sdavidson2.

More info about Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

UC-eLinks Examples

Examples -- Indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts


"Human Rights in the Balkans -- The Forgotten Few: Macedonians of Bulgaria"

  • goes to a PDF in another database - Academic Search Complete

"Introduction: Symbolic Nation-building and Collective Identities in Post-Yugoslav States"

  • goes to UCeLinks page, offers Online options

"Macedonian Identities and the Parameter Language, Ethnicity and Nation"

  • goes to UC-eLinks page, not available


The Politics of Central Europe - Agh

  • UCeLinks window, choice required -- failed attempt to get to the full-text of the book; select UCeLinks Menu for other options.

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Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and ebooks from off campus.


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