Anthropology

Cambridge Journals

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Over 200 scholarly e-journals from Cambridge University Press, covering all subjects.  They can be browsed by title or subject, or searched as a group.

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Trent subscribes to these journals through the CRKN (Canadian Research Knowledge Network).

These journals are also included in Scholars Portal Journals.  They are listed in TOPCAT.

Coverage: 
1986 - Current
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Monthly
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A DOI is provided for each article.

  • Example: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932014000108

Include the Trent proxy prefix to ensure off-campus access to the Trent community.

Britannica Online

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An online encyclopedia consisting of articles from authoritative sources. 

  • Great for background reading on a topic.
  • Links to other books & articles.
  • Includes video, images, sound files, maps, statistics.

This is a public website; Trent no longer subscribes to the academic edition.

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N/A
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Irregular
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Click on "Share" to find a link to the article. 

Bibliography Of Native North Americans

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The Bibliography of Native North Americans, from Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), is an electronic publication that contains the citations from the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America as well as additional new citations.

The Bibliography of Native North Americans contains citations to literature about native peoples of North America published from the sixteenth century to the present. Native North Americans include Aleuts; Eskimos or Inuit of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and eastern Siberia; and other native peoples of Alaska, Canada, the United States, and Mexico north of the northern boundary of Mesoamerica.

All citations are to published materials: books, journal articles, essays, conference papers, and US and Canadian government documents.

The Bibliography of Native North Americans is available through the EBSCOhost interface, and can be searched simultaneously with other EBSCO databases by selecting them at the "Choose Databases" screen. Including Academic Search Elite may increase the number of results you find.

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This is NO full text included in this database, but links to Get It! Trent will find full text available from other available resources.

Coverage: 
1986 - current
Update Frequency: 
Irregular
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This is an EBSCO database, but there is no full text included in the database.  To find a link to the citation, click "Permalink" on the screen.  See the example.

AnthroSource

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This database provides indexing and full-text access to American Anthropolgical Association journals. There are 32 titles included (see list). A few of these journals are no longer publishing and only older issues are available.

From the website:
AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public, including:

  • Current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
  • An electronic archive of all AAA journals.
  • Seamless access to archival content housed at JSTOR for key AAA publications including American Anthropologist (for AAA members and subscribing institutions).
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Varies by title
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Ongoing, as new issues are released.
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A DOI works for these journals.  Look for the DOI near the top of the article.

  • Example: DOI: 10.1111/aman.12167

To ensure a working link and off-campus access to the Trent community, add the prefixes.

Annual Reviews

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Annual Reviews offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Volumes are published yearly for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.  Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field and help them keep up to date in their area of research. Each article is its own search engine, providing a gateway to the essential primary research literature referenced within each topic.

Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines.  These publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature as indexed by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR).

(From the website)

Trent's subscription includes 38 titles (out of the 41 available). 

  • We do NOT subscribe to: Statistics and its Application; Linguistics (new in 2015); Vision Science (new in 2015).

 

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These journals are included in Scholars Portal Journals.

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Volume 1 through to current
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Yearly
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A DOI is provided for each article.

  • Example: 10.1146/annurev-psych-052913-074851

Add the prefix to ensure the link works and provides access to the Trent community from off-campus.

If you access the article on Scholars Portal Journals, use the permalink provided - see example.

Academic Search Elite

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Academic Search Elite provides full text for more than 2,000 journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,484 journals in the collection.

This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more. Examples of titles offered in Academic Search Elite include: American Historical Review, American Journal of Political Science, American Libraries, American Sociologist, British Journal of Psychology, British Journal of Sociology, Central European History, Contemporary Literature, Early American Literature, Journal of Social Psychology, Library Journal, Social Forces, Sociological Review, Theological Studies, Women's Studies, etc.

In addition to journal coverage, Academic Search Elite provides full text information from a variety of source-types such as scholarly monographs. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985. (from the website)

Academic Search Elite is a database from EBSCO publishers. See more information on the EBSCO site.

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Mobile Access

Coverage: 
1985-current
Update Frequency: 
Daily
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In Academic Search Elite, click on "Permalink" from the right-side menu to get the stable url for an item.

  • Example:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=afh&AN=23975219&site=ehost-live

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:  http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

Academic OneFile

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Academic OneFile provides peer-reviewed, full-text articles and citations to articles, from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. (from the website)

This is a database that is general and covers almost any topic. Some full text is included and a link to getit! Trent links to full text available elsewhere.

For help with searching options, click on "Help" within the database. You can re-use or edit searches by clicking on "Previous Searches".

See a list of publications covered.

Coverage: 
1980 - current
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Daily
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To link to a particular article, go to the full citation and click on "Show Details". Click on "Bookmark this article" and copy the URL provided. Since this database also contains links to Get It! Trent you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to the article.

Abstracts in Anthropology

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Trent will not be renewing this subscription in Fall 2015.

Abstracts in Anthropology is a comprehensive abstracting journal in the field of anthropology, publishing three thousand abstracts per volume which provide a thorough coverage of anthropological scholarship in all its subfields:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Linguistics

(from the website - see more)

Searching can be done by keyword, author, publication name, or year of publication. There is also a browsable subject list. You can sign yourself up for an account to be able to save your searches.

We also have this index in print in the library. This is a citation-only database, so there is no full-text connected to it.

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Use the link to E-Journals A-Z on the library's homepage to find out if Trent has access to an article you find listed in this index.

Coverage: 
1986 to 2014
Update Frequency: 
Quarterly
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You cannot link directly to full-text in this database, because there is no full-text. Find the article in another database using E-Journals A-Z and look for a stable URL in that database.

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