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last updated: 2/11/2010

Anthropology Useful Links

Anth E302 class page

  1. Finding books
  2. Finding articles
  3. What is an academic / peer-reviewed article?
  4. How to get your hands on the article
  5. Managing references with My EndNote Web

    Use IUCAT keyword (KW) and subject (SU) searches:

    “KW: anthropology and garbage”
    “KW: anthropology and refuse”
    “SU: refuse and refuse disposal”
    “SU: refuse and refuse disposal—social aspects”

    1. a. Academic Search Premier (Ebsco )

      Includes articles from newspapers, popular magazines, and academic journals Use the Academic Journals tab in search results to see only peer-reviewed articles Go to the Subject terms tab to search by SUBJECT instead of keyword; click Add to add the subject term to your search.

    2. b. Anthropology Plus

      All journal articles in this index are from academic journals.
      Try a SUBJECT search for “
      Refuse and refuse disposal”
      Try SUBJECT search for “Purity and pollution”

    3. c. Sociological Abstracts

      All journal articles in this index are from academic journals
      Click Search Tools tab to go to the subject thesaurus; Try SUBJECT search for “Wastes” or “Recycling”; check required terms from thesaurus and click Search


    See Look under “Quick tips on identifying Popular, Scholarly & Trade Journals.”

    Or see this guide from the Reference Services Department, Collections, Reference, Instruction & Outreach (CRIO), Cornell University Library: with permission).


  5. Sign in or register (it’s free!)
  6. Select the “Collect” tab
  7. Choose ”Import References”
  8. Browse to the text file you saved.
  9. Click the Filter drop-down menu to select the filter you will use.
  10. IMPORTANT: always choose the filter that matches the database from which you saved the records! For example, use “Acad Search Prem (Ebsco)”. For Anthropology Plus, use “WorldCat (OCLC).”
  11. Click the Import button.
  12. New records are added to the “Unfiled” folder in My EndNote Web. CHECK them for accuracy!
      For instructions on saving/importing from other databases, see">. For Anthropology Plus, the closest option is WorldCat (OCLC). For Sociological Abstracts, use the CSA option.

      Editing References in MyEndnote Web:

      You can also add notes, abstracts, and other information to records in My EndNote Web: br>

      • Click the “My References” tab to see all your MyEndNote Web references.
      • Click Edit on the right of the record you want to edit.
      • Type in any of the field boxes to edit the record, add notes, etc.
      • IMPORTANT: click Save to keep your changes.
      • Click return to list when done.

      Generating a Bibliography in MyEndnote Web:

      • Choose the records you want to output and click Copy to Quick List.
      • Go to the Format tab.
      • In “References,” select the folder you want to output Under “Bibliographic style,” click “Customize this List.” Choose the Chicago 15thB style (close to American Anthropological Association style) and Copy to Favorites.
      • Select this style from the drop-down favorites.
      • Select file format (HTML, TXT, or RTF).
      • Click “Preview and Print”
      • Or, click “Save To” to save the bibliography as an RTF file. You can then open this file in Word for editing.

    last updated: 2/11/2010