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A guide to online, print, multimedia, and internet resources related to Anthropology.
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Indexes and Abstracts (Paper)

  • Abstracts in Anthropology (REF GN1 .A15)
  • Religion Index (REF Z7753 .A52)

Indexes and Abstracts (CD-ROM)

  • Anthropological Literature (2003) - available in the Reference Dept. on Computer G-2

Microform Collections

  • Great Britain's "Annual Report on the Colonies" (available on microfiche in the Multimedia Services Dept.)
  • Human Relations Area Files (more recent files available online, older files are available on microfiche in the Multimedia Services Dept.)


    For this subject area, we recommend the following electronic databases:

    • Annual Reviews
      Index to review articles in a number of areas of science and some social sciences. Full text available from some Annual Review titles.
    • America History & Life
      Abstracts of journal articles, books, and dissertations on United States and Canadian history from prehistoric times to the present.
    • Anthropological Index Online
      Index to anthropological material contained in current periodicals of the Museum of Mankind Library at the British Museum.
    • Anthrosource
      Developed by the American Anthropological Association, this database covers current issues of several AAA publications and provides access to archival content in JSTOR. Useful for students, professors and researchers in anthropology.
    • CSAC Anthropology Bibliography
      Searchable bibliography covering research literature related to Social Anthropology. Database is maintained by the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing at the University of Kent at Canterbury.
    • Dissertation Abstracts Online
      Index of doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full text of titles published since 1997 is available for free download.
    • ERIC
      Education Database
      Index to articles (identified as "EJ") and documents (identified as "ED") on all aspects of education. Documents with an ED# are available on microfiche in the Multimedia Resources Department. Also searches the EDRS (full text) version of ERIC listed below.
    • HRAF - Human Relations Area Files
      Full text database of ethnographic and cultural materials.
    • JSTOR
      Archive of full-text journal articles in African American studies, African studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian studies, Classical studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, geography, history, languages and literature, Latin American studies, mathematics, Middle East studies, philosophy, political science, population studies, Slavic studies, sociology, and statistics.
    • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
      Index to articles, books, and dissertations in linguistics, speech, language, and hearing pathology, and language research.
    • MLA (Modern Language Association) Bibliography
      Index to articles and other material on modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. Covers subjects from prose to poetry, genres to literary forms, national literatures and regional dialects.
    • Project Muse
      Full text database of over 160 electronic journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
    • ProQuest Religion
      Collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies.
    • ProQuest Social Science Journals
      Full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
    • Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)
      Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective information from over 1,950 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines, as well as 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals
    • Sociological Abstracts
      Index to publications in the fields of sociology, social sciences and related disciplines from 1986 to the present.


    To find periodicals in the area of Anthropology and/or related subjects please go to the following link, Periodicals A-Z List

    The Library's collection of Anthropology journals can be broken down into the following categories:


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