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Jasmine Revolution in China - Beijing 2011
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing during the 2011 "Jasmine Revolution"

This library research guide will introduce you to some of the materials available from McFarlin that should help you in your research for Pol 2043: Politics & Culture of China.  It focuses on resources in the Library that will help in researching China, its history, politics, society, and culture.

Please note the tabs above:

  • Books and More: Locate books, both in print and electronic.
  • Journal Articles: Information on locating published articles in McFarlin Library, including:
    • Newspaper articles: material published in leading newspapers
    • Academic articles: material published in scholarly journals
  • Zotero: Learn more about TU's citation management software, available free to all TU students.
  • Need More Help?: Who to contact for additional assistance with your research topic.

You might also wish to consult McFarlin Library's Research Guides to History and Political Science.  They will provide you with additional information and resources that may help with your research.

Quick Videos

Below is a series of short video introductions to Library research resources for POL 2043: Politics & Culture of China with Electronic Resources Librarian Charles Brooks.

  1. The McFarlin Library Website (05:29)
    This video introduces the McFarlin Library website and some of the services offered to students by the library.
  2. Finding books in Summon (05:05)
    This video is an introduction to locating both books and ebooks in Summon.
  3. Library Research Databases (03:07)
    This video demonstrates how to get to the databases for scholarly research, using both the database list and the research guides.
  4. ProQuest One Business (09:29)
    This video is an introduction to ProQuest One Business.
  5. EBSCOhost (08:09)
    This video introduces EBSCOhost and several of its databases: Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Military & Government Collection and Historical Abstracts With Full Text.
  6. Additional Databases (11:25)
    This video introduces JSTOR, Google Scholar, and several newspaper sources.
  7. Zotero (06:35)
    Provides a brief introduction to the Zotero "citation management software" and to

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