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Anthropology: Articles

Articles Anthropology

The Cañada Library has many databases you can use to find peer-reviewed articles, general publications, news articles, images, reports, and more. Here are some general and subject specific library databases.

Accessing Databases

.Accessing Databases

To access any of Cañada Library's Databases, like JSTOR or Gale eBooks, you will need go to the library's homepage:

Click on "Databases," then choose the database you want to search under the dropdown menu
  1. Select the Databases tab.
  2. Click on the database name you want to access from the Browse Databases From A-Z pull down menu and click on the GO button.

    If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your OneLogin (same username and password you use for Canvas).

What is a Scholarly Article?

Scholarly articles are written by experts in the field and, additionally, reviewed by a panel experts in the field.  They tend to include a lot of research and data, and the information in the article is backed up by a list of references.

Popular articles are often written by journalists for a general audience and are not reviewed by experts in the field.  Popular articles rarely include references.

Example of a Journal with Scholarly Articles

 Example of a Magazine with Popular Articles

For more detailed information on what a scholarly article looks like, see the excellent tutorial Anatomy of a Scholarly Article.

Scholarly or Peer Reviewed Articles

Professors will often ask you to use a Scholarly or Peer Reviewed article.  The 5-minute clip below explains what Peer Review means and why it is important.

Created by North Carolina State University Libraries

Keyword Video

Having trouble finding resources? Check out this video from Norwich Library on some useful keyword strategies.

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete Video



Academic OneFile (Gale)

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Database

Contemporary Women's Issues

Diversity Studies

Gender Studies (Gale OneFile)