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Databases

AnthroSource

Includes current issues for 11 of the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) most critical peer-reviewed publications, plus a complete electronic archive of all AAA journals through 2003. Also includes seamless access to archival content housed within JSTOR.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)

Provides coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.

America: History & Life (EBSCO)

Indexes articles, books, reviews, and dissertations on the history of Canada and the United States. Covers 1964 to present. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)

Indexes articles, books, reviews, and dissertations on world history from 1450, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Covers 1954 to present. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

JSTOR

A journal archive covering arts, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage extends until 3-5 years ago. *Current issues may be available in other databases - to see our complete full-text coverage for a particular journal title, use the Magazines/Journal search in the library catalog.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

Research Library (ProQuest)

Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

Anthropological Index Online (Royal Anthropological Institute)

An index to current anthropological periodicals in the Anthropology Library of the Centre for Anthropology at the British Museum. Use this index to locate references to journal articles by author's name, title, or keyword. Note: search results are not linked from this index; you will need to look up each publication to see if we have the full-text or if you will need to request the article via our Interlibrary Loan service.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

An index covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Covers 1907-1984. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

Print Resources

LC call number range: GN 1 – 890; also some relevant material in GF [Human ecology], GR [Folklore], and GT [Manners and customs]

Subject headings:
Anthropology
Cultural anthropology
Ethnology
Human geography
Language and languages
Physical anthropology
Social structure

Countries and Their Cultures

REF GN 307 .C68 2001 (4 v.)
Descriptions of cultures in each country of the world.

Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology

REF GN 307 .E525 1996
Major concepts of social and cultural anthropology.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures

REF GN 307 .E53 1991 (10 v.)
Focuses on ethnic groups, tribes, folk cultures, and cultural regions within countries.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences [26 v.]

REF H 41 .I58 2001

Organizations and Associations

American Anthropological Association

Current job openings, information about careers in anthropology, meeting announcements, journals, Internet links, etc.

Archaeological Institute of America

The oldest and largest archaeological association in North America.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Becoming Human: Glossary (Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University)

Glossary for archaeology, cultural anthropology, and physical anthropology.

Encyclopedia Mythica

This "encyclopedia on mythology, folklore and legend" contains over 6100 definitions of mythical and legendary characters from many cultural traditions, plus over 250 images.

Websites

Anthropology (WWW Virtual Library)

A directory of anthropology-related sites.

Anthropology Journals Online (Yahoo!)

List of anthropology journals available through the web.

General Anthropology Links on the Internet (American Anthropological Association)

 

Last updated 06-23-08