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Welcome! This guide lists some of the best resources for getting started with research in anthropology. If you have a question, please contact the librarian by using the information on the right.

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Best Databases for Finding Anthropology Articles

Below are the best databases for finding information related to anthropology research. Click on the Find It button if no full text is available.

  • Annual Review of Anthropology
    The Annual Review of Anthropology, in publication since 1972, covers significant developments in the subfields of Anthropology, including archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and communicative practices, regional studies and international anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology.
  • Anthropology Plus
    (EBSCOhost) As a compilation of the Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world's most comprehensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of all core periodical and lesser-known journals from the early 19th century to today, providing extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, interdisciplinary studies, etc.
  • AnthroSource
    Searchable archive of all American Anthropological Association journals through 2003, with current issues of 15 peer-reviewed AAA titles
    Core academic journals in mathematics, humanities and social sciences disciplines, beginning with their first volumes (sometimes dating back to the 1800s). Issues from the most recent 3-5 years are not available electronically through JSTOR; however, they may be available through their publishers or other vendors.


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