No two databases have the same contents, search terms, and algorithms. Below are some best bets for Biological Anthropology. Test and compare more than one to do a thorough information search!
To look for scholarly articles (rather than articles from a newspaper or popular magazine) in Library Search, start with an Advanced Search from Tulane University Libraries' homepage: https://library.tulane.edu/
Next, make sure to select the EVERYTHING button at the top left, and the ARTICLES drop-down as Resource Type (to the right of the search lines):
Many times, you will only want to find articles from peer-reviewed journals. Use the filters in the left-hand column to refine your search to peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals:
Google Scholar is a general academic research database that includes scholarly articles, books, and book chapters. As opposed to Google.com, your results will be largely limited to academic contents.
For tips on making the most of Google Scholar, see the two videos below:
If you find an article you want to access, but hit a paywall or other roadblock, register to use Tulane Libraries' Interlibrary Loan service: ILLiad.
Once you're registered, submit an article request:
You'll receive a PDF of the article by email within 3 business days!
Watch this video for step-by-step instructions: