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Anthropology M02.Vaughan: Find Articles in Databases

A library research guide for students of Cultural Anthropology M02

Peer-Reviewed

Here, you're not only looking for scholarly journals, but for journals in which a panel of of experts/peers in the field reviews articles to decide whether they should be accepted for publication. Articles selected by this process are considered "peer-reviewed," or "refereed."

Note: Remember that editorial opinion pieces, book reviews, news articles are not peer-reviewed pieces even if they are a part of a peer-reviewed journal. Be sure to carefully evaluate each article.

How to Find an Article

Off-Campus Access to Databases

eResources/Databases

Check the "Find Articles in Databases" tab for a list of databases. Anthrosource is a key database for anthropology. Try also JSTOR,  EBSCO Academic Search Complete and Gale Academic OneFile.

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