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ASIAN 300: Foodways of Asia (Spring 2021) : Database Searches

Getting Full Text Articles & Book Chapters

Follow    (Find It button) or the "Find It at UW Madison" link in most databases to:

  • access online full text (when available)
  • see if the journal or book is available in print (Library Catalog)
  • request a free pdf of the article or book chapter if full text is not available online (Request a Copy)

If you already have a citation, use this Citation Search to search for your article.

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Database Search Strategies

For written directions, see: Database Search Strategies

Searching Within Databases

For written directions, see: Searching Within Databases

Search Range

Boolean Operators 

AND: ALL search terms will be present. Narrow the search.

OR: EITHER search terms will be present. Broaden the search.

NOT: EXCLUDE search terms will be present. Narrow the search.

Search Refining


" " (quotation marks): search an exact phrase

 e.g., "Asia food", "亚洲食物"

* or ? (truncation symbol): search the word with the same root/character

e.g. "Chin*" for China, Chinese; "红*" for 红楼, 红学