1. To locate an article in a scholarly journal, do a keyword or subject heading search in one of the databases listed on this web site under the tab, "Find Articles". Remember to limit by "scholarly journals" in the database, if available. Examples of keyword search statements:
archaeology and decolonization
2. Consider truncating terms in your search statement with an * asterisk to find alternative endings/spellings.
archaeolog* for archaeology, archaeologist, and archaeological
theor* for theory, theoretical, and theories
3. Consider whether or not there are multiple terms that could be searched for your topic. These terms can be searched together in "or" statements.
antiquities or ancient or prehistory or archaeology
zooarchaeology or animal remains
paleoethnobotany or archaeobotany
ceramics or pottery
lithics or stone tools
4, Possible search statements: ethnoarchaeolog*
archaeolog* and theor* archaeolog* and culture history
archaeological and (ceramic* or pottery)