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Guide for Library Research in Anthropology

Where can I find anthropology articles?

How do I search in eHRAF databases?

If the interface and search tools of eHRAF databases are unfamiliar to you, check out these tutorials:

Where can I find biology articles?

Where can I find cultural articles?

Where can I find linguistics articles?

Where can I find electronic journals, magazines, and newspapers?

Go to the Libraries homepage and change the dropdown to the left of the search bar to "E-journals."

This will let you check whether the UMass Amherst Libraries offers electronic access to individual journals, magazines, and newspapers.

A screenshot of the Libraries homepage with the dropdown to the left of the main search bar changed to "E-journals"


Screenshot of e-journal search interface

You can search by the title of the publication or enter its ISSN. An ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) is a unique number assigned to journals, magazines, and newspapers to help eliminate confusion even when multiple publications the same title.

When you find the publication you're looking for, click on it. This will open a window showing you all of the access options through the Libraries.

Screenshot of the SFX view for a journal

Below each access option, you'll find the years of that publication available to you.