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ANTH 150: Controversies and Issues in Cultural Anthropology (Dobkins): Articles/Databases

How To Find Articles

  1. Use the databases listed on this page to find articles.

  2. If it isn't available in full-text, click the "Find It!" button.  We might have e-access another way or have it in print. 
  3. If we don't have it, order the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

If you're off-campus, you will be prompted for your Willamette username & password.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. For customization & more info visit our Google Scholar page.

Google Scholar Search


Sometimes coming up with the appropriate terminology to use for a particular topic may be tricky and/or may require you to use lots of different terms in order to locate resources.  Below are some ideas of additional terminology to use when looking for information on the "accordion family":

boomerang children

boomerang kids 

parent and adult child

intergenerational families

adult children living with parents

adult children--family relationships



Potentially Useful Databases for Finding Scholarly Articles

Databases Focused on Contemporary Issues

Finding Newspaper Articles

The databases listed below provide access to articles from a variety of newspapers and will help you locate a mainstream newspaper article.