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ANT 140: Cities of the Ancient World

Your subject librarian is Joe Fernandez

  • Identify appropriate subject headings for your topic
  • Use relevant online databases
  • Use bibliographies in books and journal articles
  • Set up an appointment to meet with your subject librarian if you need assistance

Selected key terms to use in databases

  • Cities and towns, ancient
  • Extinct cities

Basic Reference Resources

Finding Books and Articles

  • URSUS - books and journals
  • OneSearch - books and articles; you may limit your search to scholarly articles and to Fogler resources
  • Abstracts in Anthropology - use URSUS to locate journals cited here for the full texts of articles
  • Anthrosource - searchable database of mainly full-text articles
  • JSTOR - use keywords in the advanced search feature to locate full-text articles and limit your search by relevant subject areas
  • Project Muse - full-text articles from over 400 journals
  • Proquest Digital Dissertations & Theses
  • WorldCat - to locate resources in other libraries
  • Digital Commons - mainly full-text works by academic scholars; in the dropdown menu
    Below the search box choose "across all repositories"

What are scholarly peer-reviewed articles?

Using Fogler Library

  • Floor Maps
  • Current print journals are located alphabetically in the President's Room
  • Older volumes of print journals are located on 1st, 2d, and 3d floors in the periodical stacks
  • Many journals are available electronically.
  • Articles and books that are not available in Fogler may be requested through Interlibrary Loan
  • Article Linker - Find out how to locate full texts of articles retrieved from online databases that have this icon (turn on your audio)
  • Ordering books from other Maine libraries through URSUS. See tutorial. (Turn on your audio)

Off-campus access

  • Check with the Circulation Desk if your MaineCard has been activated
  • To use Fogler Library databases from off-campus, you will be prompted for your name and your fourteen-digit MaineCard barcode located on the reverse side of your card
  • If you are unable to login, check the Remote Access Troubleshooting page

Where to go for assistance?


Created by: Joe Fernandez | Revised: 01/06/2014
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