Scholarly articles and edited books in anthropology and archaeology, compiled from two indexes: Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK.
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Search across many Helmke Library databases to find both primary sources and scholarly materials. After searching, try the filters at the left hand side. This is also a good place to look for items found in footnotes or a bibliography. If you don't find the full text of the item you're looking for, make a Document Delivery request. The "Everything" search is also the default search on the Library's homepage.
Find scholarly articles in linguistics and related disciplines including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline indexes over 4,600 national and international journals covering all areas of medicine. Full text for more than 1,400 journals with coverage back to 1936.
Request items not owned by Helmke Library. This free service is an easy way to access almost any published book or article of interest. This will take approximately 1-2 days for digital items and 1-2 weeks for physical media.
Search the full text of books. Copyright (as applicable) will prevent you from reading the full text in Google. If you find a book of interest, search Helmke Library's Catalog or WorldCat to locate a print or digital copy.
Helmke Library's Catalog includes many book-length ethnographic studies. Unfortunately, the word ethnography is not always listed in the catalog record. You might try searching for the name of the culture you are studying and leave off the word ethnography. You could also try adding the word "ethnology" to your search. Try also the Library "Everything" Search.
This database allows you to search the full text of thousands of e-books. When searching Ebook Central, you can search for your culture group or topic and then add a word/s such as: ethnography, participant observation, interviews, etc. If you prefer a print book, you can make a Document Delivery request.
Another strategy for finding ethnographic studies is to look at book reviews that may mention the word ethnography in the review. To look for book reviews in JSTOR, choose the option "Review" before entering your search. You will also find book reviews in other scholarly article databases and may also find book reviews (or book descriptions) with Google. If you find a good book in JSTOR, try the Helmke Library Catalog, ProQuest Ebooks, or Document Delivery to find the book.
There are over 100 book-length ethnographies in eHRAF. See the eHRAF tab for more details. To find a print copy of a book you found in eHRAF, go to Helmke Library Catalog or make a Document Delivery request.
You can search Anthropology Plus and other scholarly article databases with the keyword: ethnography. If you need a book-length ethnographic study, check the bibliography of the articles you found to see if they point you to any ethnographic studies.
In Google Books, you can search the full text of books for the word ethnography plus your key terms. However, because of copyright restrictions, you won't be able to read the book in Google. After you find a book of interest, search in Helmke Library's Catalog or WorldCat to locate the actual book.
EndNote Web is a bibliographic management tool that allows users to collect, organize, and share citation information. It is compatible with most proprietary databases and indexes. Use the Cite While You Write™ download to input citations into Microsoft Word.