Q. What are the best databases for doing research on anthropology or archaeology?

Answer

Which databases are best for doing research on anthropology or archaeology may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

AnthroSource

AnthroSource includes the current issues of 15 of the American Anthropological Society's most critical peer-reviewed publications as well as a searchable electronic archive of all AAA journals.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content , including over eight hundred leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. We now offer 6 archival collections, along with current subscriptions to individual titles accessed through the JSTOR Scholarship Program’s platform for seamless access to the full run of the title.

Sage Premier

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

ScienceDirect College Edition - Social & Behavioral Sciences

A full-text collection of over 350 journals in the social sciences, including psychology, business,management and education. Elsevier's ScienceDirect delivers trusted, peer-reviewed information not available elsewhere.

eHRAF World Cultures

Produced by Yale's Human Relations Area Files, this is a cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The database is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

eHRAF Collection: Archaeology

Produced by Yale's Human Relations Area Files, this is a cross-cultural database that includes nearly 60,000 pages of information on the world's prehistory. The database is organized by archaeological traditions and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

For more databases and resources on anthropology or archaeology visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

  • Last Updated Aug 08, 2017
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  • Answered By Rebecca Crago

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