Principal Periodical Databases

Additional Periodical Databases

Subject databases
  • Ethnic NewsWatchfor coverage of race, ethnicity, and related topics
  • Diversity Studies Collection : for ethnic group coverage and related topics
  • GenderWatch : for women, family, and other sex-related cultural issues
  • AgeLine : for issues related to aging and the elder population
  • MLA International Bibliography : mostly for language and literature, but a surprising amount of coverage of cultural anthropology and some archaeology
  • PubMed : it's a medical database, but can be used for forensic and biological anthropology topics

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FAQs and Related Guides

Where in the library can I find ethnographies?

Subject Guides
Culture Race Ethnicity
Native American Studies

Course Guides
Anthropology of Food
Forensic Anthropology
Human Evolution
Latin America & the Caribbean
Legal Anthroplogy

Special Guides
What is ArtStor? -- ArtStor is an image database that includes many images of use to anthropological and archaeological study. This guide, with online handouts, describes how ArtStor can be used in several different disciplines.


South Asia Feature Films
South Asia Documentaries
Protrayals of Native Americans in Film
EVIA Digital Archive
A digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors. Funded by the Mellon Foundation, and developed by scholars at the University of Michigan and Indiana University, the Ethnographic Video for Instruction & Analysis (EVIA) allows users to stream unedited ethnographic field video.

What style manual should Anthro students use?

The American Anthropological Association follows the Chicago Manual of Style. In 2009, the AAA updated its own 9-page style guide supplement. However, the supplement is aimed more at editors of journal articles than students with term papers. Even in the supplemental guide, the AAA advises, except in some very special cases, "follow Chicago."