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by David Michalski — October 25, 2019
by David Michalski — October 25, 2019

David Michalski

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Anthropology Plus brings together into one resource the highly respected Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. Anthropology Plus provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. The index offers excellent coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals.

Coverage: Late 19th century-present
Tags: Anthropology

AnthroSource is the database of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). It offers full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs.

Indexes and, in some cases, links to fulltext versions of materials (some open access, others accessible to subscribers only) by and about UC Berkeley anthropologists.

Coverage: 1896-present

Prime resource for accessing the latest research in sociology and related disciplines in the social, behavioral, and cultural studies. The database draws information from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other serials publications, plus conference papers, books, and dissertations. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

Coverage: 1963-present
Tags: Sociology

eHRAF World Cultures (Electronic Human Relations Area Files: World Cultures) contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. For more info on this resource see:

This journal publishes substantial review articles on important anthropological topics. As such it serves as a good reference source for those seeking to better understand the thinking in this diverse field.

An interdisciplinary database combined from Women Studies Abstracts (1984-present), Women’s Studies Database (1972-present), New Books on Women and Feminism (1987-present), Women of Color and Southern Women (1975-present), and several major bibliographies.

Coverage: 1972 (and earlier)-present
Tags: Women, Women's Studies

eHRAF Archaeology , (the Electronic Human Relations Area Files: Archaeology) focuses on in-depth descriptive documents, (such as scholarly monographs) of archaeological traditions from around the world. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. For more info on this resource see:

SAGE Research Methods (SRM) is an online collection of books and other full-text materials that provide authoritative information on how to perform hundreds of research methods.