ERAU Hunt Library

HU 335 (Koller)

This guide will help you with your ethnographic research project

Secondary Sources


If the databases are not giving you the results you want, try EAGLEsearch.

​In EAGLEsearch narrow results with limiters.

  • Limit to Peer Review is the first section
  • Limit Content Type is the second section
  • Publication Date is the third section
  • Eagle search limiters are located on the left of the results page in a column entitled Limit Your Results
  • Limiters include:​
    • Currency of the material
    • The type of material
    • Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly)

Search Tips:

  • AND is used in most databases to ensure that each term is present somewhere in the search results: Youth AND interaction
  • The asterisk (*) is a symbol which allows for variant word endings: teen*=teen, teens, teenager, etc. 
  • Quotes are used to indicate that the words enclosed must be searched as a phrase: "World Wide Web
  • OR is used between terms to indicate that either term is acceptable: teen OR adolescent