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Anthro R5B: Politics and the Negative: Articles & More

Lisa Sang-Mi Min

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Scholarly article databases

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Anthropology

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Journals recommended by your Instructor

Cultural Anthropology
Ethnographic writing informed by a wide array of theoretical perspectives, focused on both traditional and emerging topics.

Public Culture
Peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies, a forum where cultural, social, and political differences emerge as public phenomena.

Representations
Essays on art, intellectual and legal history, science and gender studies, theories of history, and literary phenomena.

Identify Search Terms

How to identify the best terms for relevant search results.

More information:
MIT Libraries "Database Search Tips: Boolean operators"

Use Keywords to Get Results

Where's the PDF?

Once you've searched an index to find articles, you may need to use UC-eLinks to link to a PDF or html file if the full text is not immediately available. Each database is a bit different, but a good rule of thumb is this: when you see the UC-eLinks icon, click on it to view your article access options, which can range from full text to a call number to an Interlibrary Loan request:

screenshot of article in UC-elinks

For more information, here's a tutorial on using UC-eLinks.

Google Scholar Preferences

Google Scholar is an easy way to do interdisciplinary research, and with some settings changes can become even more useful.  You need a Google account to use some of these features.  To make Google display links to full text of articles that Berkeley subscribes to: Open Scholar and click on Settings [above the search box]. Under Library Links, enter the word Berkeley and click search (if you are connected to the internet via the campus, Google Scholar will have the correct boxes selected for you).  In the list of options that appears, check the boxes for anything University of California, Berkeley.

Google Scholar Preferences