(for Student Resources In Context, click the "Geography" option to see a list of countries)
Periodical Articles are found using article databases. If using databases from off campus, you will need your My Chemeketa user name and password.
Examples of some "anthropological" subject headings used in Gale include:
For the purpose of finding an article on a particular group, keyword searching often works best. Use ethnonyms and alternate spellings.
In Academic OneFile, click Advanced Search in the orange toolbar banner to do a search combining key words.
Use truncation characters to find all the words that start with the same letters. The truncation character for Academic OneFile databases is "*" (Example: cultur*). In any keyword search, it is critical to spell the key words correctly. If you find no results in a keyword search, check your spelling.
Limit your search to scholarly journals (if desired) by clicking the peer-reviewed check box on the search screen.
Combine a word for the group you are researching (e.g., African Americans, Navajo) with another key word, using AND, OR, NOT:
|cultur*||beliefs||marriage, family, etc.|
For example, in the search
Pakistan AND marriage customs
we combine the word "Pakistan*" with a key phrase, "marriage customs", to find articles. (Pakistan* returns Pakistan, Pakistani, Pakistanis) Here's what it looks like on the screen:
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