Learn where to find journal articles on the library webpage, and how to discover these on databases.
For topics with a multidisciplinary reach, you may need to search databases from related disciplines: medicine, economics, policy studies, psychology, sociology. For example, you can use PubMed for medical anthropology.
If you need help on which databases to use for your research, please do get in touch!
Use databases if you want to do a quick and thorough search for a topic across many journals have more powerful and advanced search engines than Google or Library Search. You will need to search across multiple databases to find a broader range of literature
Tips on using databases
Subject-specific database like Anthropology Plus and AnthroSource cover the most current and comprehensive bibliographies of research in anthropology and archaeology journals.
Interdisciplinary databases, like Web of Science are excellent for finding materials when anthropology and archaeology intersect with other disciplines and areas in science, social sciences, arts and the humanities.