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  • ProQuest Research Library  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Citations & full-text articles in a variety of disciplines.
  • JSTOR  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides full-text and page images from many of the top journals in most academic disciplines.
  • LexisNexis  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Thousands of newspapers, magazines, transcripts, & legal materials.
  • WorldCat  Icon  Icon  Icon
    A catalog of the materials held by libraries worldwide.
  • Web of Science  Icon  Icon  Icon
    The Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
  • Google Scholar  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Scholarly literature from all broad areas of research.
  • Credo Reference  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Over 240 reference works in various fields.


  • AAA Style Guide 2009
    The American Anthropological Association produces this guide for contributors to its publications and for the wider audience of anthropology students and faculty. It is based on the Chicago Manual of Style.

Web Sites


  • Annual Review of Anthropology  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Review articles covering the discipline of anthropology including the subfields of archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics, regional studies, and sociocultural anthropology. 1972-present.
  • eHRAF World Cultures  Icon  Icon
    Contains ethnographic and other documents describing the cultures of the world. Includes books, journal articles, and dissertations that are compiled into culture profiles. Many documents are in full-text.
  • Encyclopedia of anthropology  Icon  Icon  Icon
    A collection of over 1000 articles that focus on topics in all branches of anthropology. Entries on methodology and on theorists will be especially helpful in suggesting new directions to explore.
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences  
    Provides encyclopedia-length articles with bibliographies on thousands of topics in the social sciences.
  • 21st century anthropology  Icon  Icon  Icon

Anthropology-specific Databases

The main sources for identifying articles and books in Anthropology and related fields.

  • Anthropology Plus  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides abstracts on journal articles, reports, commentaries and obituaries in many fields including social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, folklore and interdisciplinary studies. Covers the late 19th century-present. A compilation of the Anthropological Index Online and Anthropological Literature databases.
  • AnthroSource  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides full text articles from American Anthropological Association journals, newsletters, and bulletins. Covers 1888-present.
  • Abstracts in Anthropology  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Online version of a quarterly publiction, which includes references to journal articles, miscellaneous papers, and books, arranged under sections on archaeology, ethnology, linguistics, and physical anthropology. Also contains cross references and a cross index. Covers 1970 to present.

    Search tip: try the "Browse subjects" feature to expand your search results.
  • ARD: the Anthropology Review Database
    Contains approximately 2600 full-text reviews of books in anthropology.

Anthropology Librarians

Olivia Castello
Bryn Mawr College
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Charlie McNabb
Haverford College
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Margaret Schaus
Haverford College
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Sarah Elichko
Swarthmore College
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New in Anthropology

Click here for the full list of new titles in Anthropology for the past 6 months.

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