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A guide for students studying Anthropology.

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Welcome to this research guide in anthropology. I am Robyn Reid, the librarian for anthropology topics. In this research guide, you will find recommendations on where to look for resources in anthropology.

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An electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences.Coverage dates: Varies.


Anthropology Plus

A compilation of the Anthropological Index Online and Anthropological Literature databases, this resource is an extensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research.

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Index of the publications of the American Anthropological Association with article abstracts.

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HRAF World Cultures

An online cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups. Coverage dates: Historical to present.

HRAF Archaeology

An online cross-cultural database containing information on world’s prehistory. Coverage dates: Mostly prehistory.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library is a multi-disciplinary database that provides access to millions of articles from thousands of journals, thousands of books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works. Coverage dates: Varies.