This guide is designed to help you make the most of the Library's resources for your assignments and research.
The Think, Find, Write, Cite tab on the left will walk you through the research and writing process from beginning to end and point you to lots of helpful resources.
The topic tabs on the left have information on broader Anthropology themes. They will help you find resources in areas such as medical anthropology, religion and anthropology, ethnographic research, and much more!
Annual ReviewsAnnual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in more than 45 scientific disciplines. Editorial committees comprised of the most distinguished scholars in the discipline select all topics for review, and the articles are written by authors who are recognized experts in the field. Full text retrieval is available for all of the articles from volume 1 of all titles. Broadest coverage is in the biological and physical sciences, with the social and behavioural sciences also represented
Anthropology collectionThe Anthropology collection of Alexander Street Press offers comprehensive, multimedia resources for the study of anthropology, including the largest collection of ethnographic videos and previously unpublished archival field materials. Content is presented on a multimedia platform that reflects the integrated methods of field research, through linking and cross-searchability of text, audiovisual and archival primary sources. Our resources work in tandem to bring the fieldwork process to life by juxtaposing original fieldwork with subsequent published ethnographies, as well as follow up studies and visual ethnographies that span a century.
Cambridge Companions OnlineGo to the Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics or the Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture collection to browse for relevant titles.
Humanities & Social Sciences CollectionThe Humanities & social sciences collection provides access to content from a range of peer reviewed journals, monographs and books, conference proceedings, research papers and reference materials sourced and indexed by RMIT Publishing. Subject covers agriculture, arts, Asian studies, business, cultural studies, education, history, indigenous studies, law, media, political science, reference, social sciences, science and technology.
Informit Core ; With a broad range of international Indigenous research resources brought together from other databases on the Informit platform, the Indigenous collection is a searchable database, with content on both historical and topical issues within indigenous studies. The multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policymaking, (post) colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts.
Ruth Fulton Benedict PapersThe Ruth Benedict Papers (held at the Vassar College Archive, to be open access): Approximately 8,000 pages from the Benedict archive will be made open access and include notes from various field expeditions, including trips with the Pima, Serrano and Zuni throughout the 1930s.
Sociological AbstractsThis database covers sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. It draws information from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other serial publications, and well as from conference papers, books, and dissertations. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles. Coverage extends from 1952, and some full text is available through linking to subscribed journals.
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Coverage is from 1975. Some full text is available through linking to subscribed journals.