Do you always read articles from start to finish? There may be a better way! This helpful guide by Frederique Laubepin explains the typical parts of a scholarly journal article, and strategies for reading.
Use this encyclopedia to get a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge in the field of primatology. Sample entries: "Ancient DNA," "Evolution of the Hominoidea," and "Asian Origin Theory."
These subject-specific journals publish review articles in the biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Try a search on "human evolution" or "chimpanzees" to see what's out there on the topics you are studying in class.
OneSearch is the Brandeis Library's main catalog and database search tool.
Library Catalog: Use this option to search for physical items (books, print journals, DVDs, etc.), ebooks, and streaming media owned by the library. Articles & More: Use this option to search across many databases of articles in journals, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. All OneSearch: Use this option to search both the Library Catalog and Articles & More. Course Reserves: Use this option to search for books that have been set aside for your courses.
If you want to explore more about the topics covered in this class, take a look at our research guides for the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and biology.