It's a short-term observation of a group
A first-hand account of a culture or group (the goal is to gain an insider's understanding)
The goal is to accurately describe the group through participant observation
Ethnographies are conducted by anthropologists
The results of the study can become a book or an article (scholarly)
There's no one place in the library with ethnographies so this can be a bit tricky.
Here are a few strategies:
Use one of the following terms to coax out the idea of an ethnography:
Next apply some terminology that would reflect the group or culture you are studying. Be as specific as possible. For example:
Remember that research is an iterative process. Try several strategies to find as many good articles as possible.
If you're not happy with your results, add more terms and/or use limiters if you find too many results. You may also want to back away from some of your limiters and/or change your terminology if you get too few results.