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ANTH 3101: Writing Anthropology: Databases & Articles

A course guide to library research resources for students in Writing Anthropology.

Featured Database!

The featured database is Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center. It contains  Over 4.6 million records with 445,000 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources from the Smithsonian's museums, archives & libraries.

It covers Art, Political History, Natural History, Folklife, Culture, Air and Space, Humanities, Photographs, Horticulture. Check it out!

Suggested Anthropology Databases for Finding Journal Articles

Start Your Research tool searches multiple databases for articles and the library catalog for books and other materials. This tool can be good if your topic is cross-disciplinary and you are looking for different types of materials.

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Below are databases specific to anthropology. Depending on subject, other databases may also be appropriate for searching. Or see the whole list of Anthropology Databases . Click on each link to see a description of the database. If you want to see articles from a particular journal, use the Periodical List to see a link to the database with that journal and the dates of access.

Anthropology Databases

Related Databases - including Political Science Databases

Health & Medicine Databases - please see the full list, these are only a few


Research RSS Feeds

Learn how to set up custom RSS feeds for articles related to research on your topic from different databases.

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