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Background Information

Annual Review of Anthropology Restricted Resource
1972-present. Annual summary and analysis of research in the field of anthropology. Good source for an overview of the current state of research on a given topic at a given point in time.
Encyclopedia of Anthropology
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize GN11 .E63 2006 (3 vols.)

Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CC100 .E54 2001 (3 vols.)

History of Physical Anthropology
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor GN50.3 .H57 1997 (2 vols.)


AnthroSource Restricted Resource
1888–present. Full-text online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).
Anthropological Literature Restricted Resource
Indexes journal articles and edited works in archaeology, anthropology, and linguistics; also covers sociology, history, ethnohistory, demography, geography, international development, and human genetics.
Abstracts in Anthropology (online) Restricted Resource
2001–present. Provides indexing and abstracts of books, articles, and conference papers from several hundred journals, covering cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.
Anthropological Index Online
1957–present. Indexes journal articles in physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.
eHRAF Archaeology Restricted Resource
A cross-cultural database containing information on the world's prehistory. Organized by archaeological tradition and by subject. From Human Relations Area Files.
eHRAF World Cultures Restricted Resource
A cross-cultural database that provides ethnographic studies of diverse cultures within the United States and around the world. From Human Relations Area Files.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Restricted Resource
Subjects covered include the nature, use, and teaching of language as well as linguistics, phonetics, speech, communication, sociolinguistics, philosophy of language, hearing and speech physiology, and related topics.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Project MUSE Restricted Resource
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
PsycINFO Restricted Resource
Covers psychology and related disciplines including sociology, education, and sport. Worldwide coverage includes references to over 1,800 journals, dissertations, and book chapters.
Sociological Abstracts Restricted Resource
1952–present. Includes citations and abstracts for articles in journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations in the social and behavioral sciences.

Web sites

Anthropology Resources on the Internet
From the American Anthropological Association. Scroll down to "Libraries and Databases."
Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR)
An international repository for archaeological records, although coverage is strongest for the United States. Includes older digitized records, as well as reports of contemporary archaeological investigations. Produced by Digital Antiquity.
Archaeology Data Service
Contains a catalog of archaeological sites in the United Kingdom, an archive of archaeological data sets, and other information. Most of the data is about the United Kingdom, although the archive also includes data from excavations performed by UK archaeologists overseas.
Archaeological Records of Europe—Networked Access. Search for archaeological data from sites in Iceland, Norway, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Poland, and Romania.

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Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.

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