Anthropology

Major Research Tools

Index

Coverage: late 19th century-present

Index of journal articles and essays in the fields of anthropology and archaeology. A combination of the Royal Anthropological Institute's Anthropological Index and Harvard University's Anthropological Literature.

Full-text

Full text of journals from the American Anthropological Association from their first issues through current issues. For off-campus access to AnthroSource use http://0-http://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com.libcat.lafayette.edu/.

Visual resource

Collection of ethnographic films for the study of human culture and behavior. "Covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century."

Full-text, Reference

Revision (c.2008) of the classic first edition. Features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Index

Coverage: 1975-present

Index covering the journal literature of the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work.

Other Suggested Research Tools

Visual resource

Features over 8,000 digital images of ethnographic objects. Regions covered include western North America, the Pacific Rim (including all Pacific islands and East Asia), as well as parts of East Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Central and South America. Searchable by category, culture, geographic area, object name, and more. From the Department of Anthropology, California Academy of Sciences.

Full-text

Collection of links to breaking news articles of anthropological interest appearing in popular magazines, newspapers and newswires on the Internet. Controversial subjects are well represented. From Texas A&M Department of Anthropology.

Full-text, Index

Index of journals, magazines, and other publications covering art, architecture, archaeology, and related fields. Coverage dates vary. Earliest indexing goes back to 1914; earliest full text back to 1930; majority of coverage begins in 1980s.

Full-text

Catalog of languages in over 200 countries. Indexes include dialects, alternate names, and "trees" of language families.

Visual resource

Extensive collection of unedited, annotated ethnographic field videos.

Full-text

Collection of documentary films about American folk and roots culture, with an emphasis on southern life and music. Provided by UNC-Chapel Hill.

Index

Coverage: 1907-1984

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Full-text, Reference

Scholarly encyclopedia covering ancient Egyptian history and culture. Still a work in progress.

Gateway, Index

From the cultural association 'Ethnodoc', this site offers a wide range of resources for studying the anthropology of visual communication or making ethnographic films. It includes: reviews of new publications, links to ethnographic Web sites, a current directory of upcoming international conferences and a searchable library providing references to books, journal articles, films and other materials in this specialized area.