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POLITSC 4250 - African Politics

Accessing Resources

This is a quick guide on how to read the status of items in the library catalog:

Available the item is ready to be checked out

Due: followed by a date and time the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

In Process the item is not ready to be checked out; it is currently being processed by staff, but should be available soon

To view the status of an item, you must click on the link in the column "click on link to view status" below

You can check out these items from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the East/Oval end

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID or Driver's License

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).

Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

If you are unable to access the eBooks or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (

Instructor: Amanda Robinson

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Title Author Call Number Loan Period Click on link to view status
The bright continent : breaking rules and making change in modern Africa Dayo Olopade DT352.8 .O46 2015 2 hour Link
States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control Jeffrey Herbst JQ1875 .H47 2000  c.2 2 hour Link

Electronic Resources

Title (Direct Link to Resource) Author Call Number Link to Catalog