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Databases for Anthropology

Looking for articles on a topic related to Anthropology? Search in the recommended databases listed below.

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  • Anthropological Literature

    Allows one user access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

    Anthropological Literature is a comprehensive international resource for the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research. Specifically, this includes social and cultural anthropology, Old and New World archaeology, physical anthropology and anthropological aspects of related subjects, emphasizing Mesoamerican, Native American and Andean archaeology and ethnology.  [Details]

  • ARTstor Digital Library

    Registered users can download individual images from the ARTstor Digital Library so remember to register for a free user account.

    The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, art history, architecture, anthropology, history, humanities, foreign languages and literatures, religion, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Teaching and Studying with ARTstor

  • eHRAF Archaeology

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on the world's prehistory, organized by archaeological traditions.  [Details]

  • eHRAF World Cultures

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups.  [Details]

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, art history, family studies, foreign languages and literatures, history, law, music, performing arts, theatre and much more.  [Details]

  • JSTOR

    Archive of selected scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences.  [Details]

  • Sociological Abstracts

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    Citations to sociology journals and dissertations covering sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, criminology, economics, education, medicine, community development, communication studies, philosophy, demography, gerontology, political science, religion, and social psychology.  [Details]

  • Web of Science

    A new update will be released on July 26, 2015 and during this time of scheduled maintenance, access may be intermittent.

    This collection of databases offers an integrated, versatile research platform, it delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in anthropology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, criminology, education, environmental sciences, geography, geology, marine sciences, mathematics and statistics, physics, psychology, social work, sociology, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content. Includes Web of Science Core Collection, which consists of multidisciplinary content covers over 12,000 of the highest impact journals worldwide.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Citation Report and H-index with Web of Science

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, social work, and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.  [Details]

  • Cambridge Journals Online

    Cambridge Journals Online is the online Cambridge University Press’s collection of several journals across the computer sciences, sciences, social sciences and humanities.   [Details]

  • Electronic Journal Service (EJS)

    Search through EBSCO's database of scholarly e-journals.  [Details]

  • Oxford Journals

    Collections cover Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, Social Work, Sociology, English, Creative Writing, Criminology, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.  [Details]

  • SpringerLink

    SpringerLink offers online access to over 1400 fully peer reviewed journals and hundreds of ebooks in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, social work, sociology, and economics.  [Details]

  • WorldCat [FirstSearch Interface]

    Our access to the WorldCat FirstSearch interface is ending June 30, 2015. However, this does not mean we will be completely without access to the information contained in WorldCat after this time. By utilizing a combination WorldCat.org and locally produced solutions, we have every intent of providing our faculty and researchers with access to the WorldCat information you need, albeit through different channels. Please visit our news item for more information.

    We need your input

    Please help us understand how you have used WorldCat FirstSearch by filling out this survey: How do you use WorldCat FirstSearch?  This information will help us provide you with solutions to alleviate the loss of FirstSearch. 

     [Details]

  • Anthropological Literature

    Allows one user access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

    Anthropological Literature is a comprehensive international resource for the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research. Specifically, this includes social and cultural anthropology, Old and New World archaeology, physical anthropology and anthropological aspects of related subjects, emphasizing Mesoamerican, Native American and Andean archaeology and ethnology.  [Details]

  • ARTstor Digital Library

    Registered users can download individual images from the ARTstor Digital Library so remember to register for a free user account.

    The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, art history, architecture, anthropology, history, humanities, foreign languages and literatures, religion, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Teaching and Studying with ARTstor

  • eHRAF Archaeology

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on the world's prehistory, organized by archaeological traditions.  [Details]

  • eHRAF World Cultures

    Provides a cross-cultural database of information on all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups.  [Details]

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, art history, family studies, foreign languages and literatures, history, law, music, performing arts, theatre and much more.  [Details]

  • JSTOR

    Archive of selected scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences.  [Details]

  • Sociological Abstracts

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    Citations to sociology journals and dissertations covering sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, criminology, economics, education, medicine, community development, communication studies, philosophy, demography, gerontology, political science, religion, and social psychology.  [Details]

  • Web of Science

    A new update will be released on July 26, 2015 and during this time of scheduled maintenance, access may be intermittent.

    This collection of databases offers an integrated, versatile research platform, it delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in anthropology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, criminology, education, environmental sciences, geography, geology, marine sciences, mathematics and statistics, physics, psychology, social work, sociology, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content. Includes Web of Science Core Collection, which consists of multidisciplinary content covers over 12,000 of the highest impact journals worldwide.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Citation Report and H-index with Web of Science

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, social work, and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.  [Details]

  • Cambridge Journals Online

    Cambridge Journals Online is the online Cambridge University Press’s collection of several journals across the computer sciences, sciences, social sciences and humanities.   [Details]

  • Electronic Journal Service (EJS)

    Search through EBSCO's database of scholarly e-journals.  [Details]

  • Oxford Journals

    Collections cover Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, Social Work, Sociology, English, Creative Writing, Criminology, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.  [Details]

  • SpringerLink

    SpringerLink offers online access to over 1400 fully peer reviewed journals and hundreds of ebooks in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, social work, sociology, and economics.  [Details]

  • WorldCat [FirstSearch Interface]

    Our access to the WorldCat FirstSearch interface is ending June 30, 2015. However, this does not mean we will be completely without access to the information contained in WorldCat after this time. By utilizing a combination WorldCat.org and locally produced solutions, we have every intent of providing our faculty and researchers with access to the WorldCat information you need, albeit through different channels. Please visit our news item for more information.

    We need your input

    Please help us understand how you have used WorldCat FirstSearch by filling out this survey: How do you use WorldCat FirstSearch?  This information will help us provide you with solutions to alleviate the loss of FirstSearch. 

     [Details]

  • Ambrose Digital Video

    Almost 600 streaming videos on a wide variety of topics such as US history, ancient history, geography, literature, authors, science, biology, and geology.  Includes teacher guides and other supplemental information. Videos can be embedded into Blackboard. All videos are 100% closed captioned, and closed captioned searchable, and allow for unlimited simultaneous use.

       [Details]

  • Books In Print

    No longer subscribed. Please ask for assistance in locating similar resources.

       [Details]

  • Choice Reviews Online

    Allows two users access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

    CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts.  [Details]

  • PBS Video Collection

    You can now view nearly 250 quality PBS programs covering a wide variety of topics. These videos are viewable from any computer running Flash Player version 9 or higher with a relatively good Internet connection (at least 175 Kbps). A great database for music studies. Unfortunately, it will not be possible to view the videos over a dial-up Internet line.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Central

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. Comparable to EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Research Library

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    A multidisciplinary, general reference database covering covering over 150 academic disciplines. Consists of a diversified mix of over 6,000 titles - over 75% in full text - from 1971 forward, including scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Social Science Journals

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Social Sciences Databases

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    Search 24 databases related to the Social Sciences simultaneously.  [Details]

  • SciELO Citation Index via Web of Science

    The Scientific Electronic Library Online Citation Index provides access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa. Part of Web of Science.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Web of Science: Citation Sources

  • SIRS Issues Researcher

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    SIRS Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. All publications and are hand indexed to subject headings.  [Details]

  • Summon

    This resource will be unavailable on Saturday, August 8 starting at 10pm EST until 6am the next day. During this time ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of its products.

    Summon allows you to search for articles from journals to which we subscribe, content from participating databases to which we subscribe, freely available content such as from open access journals or government websites, and books, ebooks, government documents, archival materials, special collection and many other types of items from our library. A simple search of one or two words will return thousands of results; use phrase searching, field searching, and facets to refine your search and return fewer results. Keep in mind that Summon searches many but not all library resources and comprehensive searches should be done in subject specific databases.  [Details]

  • World FactBook

    Database of country profiles produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  [Details]

  • WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
    This database contains records for over 5 million items cataloged as dissertations, theses, or published materials based on theses or dissertations, in WorldCat, including titles provided by NetLibrary. The database allows users to quickly and efficiently retrieve records for theses and dissertations.
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