Anthropology Databases

Database Name Description
A journal index based on the journals available at The Anthropology Library of The British Museum. The Anthropology Library receives periodicals in all branches of anthropology, from academic institutions and publishers around the world. The index starts in 1957 and is a place to look for articles on anthropology and archeology.
Anthropology POWERSEARCHSearches the following databases simultaneously:  America: History and Life,   Social Sciences Abstracts, Historical Abstracts.
Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index with searchable author abstracts, covering thousands of journals in 50 social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, psychology, sociology, etc.) Coverage begins in 1900 and continues to the present.
Sociological AbstractsDraws information from an international selection of over 1,800 journals, serials, conference papers, books and dissertations published from 1952 to the present. Subjects include community development, family and social work, group interactions, human biology, religion and science, welfare services, women's studies, social psychology, health, medicine and law, environmental interactions and demography. It includes a thesaurus and links to many full-text articles.  How to Search This Database
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) HAPI is a source of information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States.  From analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts and letters, HAPI contains citations to journal articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in hundreds of social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.
Linguistics & Language Behavior AbstractsAn international index to journals, books, dissertations, and reports about language, linguistics, speech, communications and related topics. The index starts in 1973. Each document in Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts contains a summary. How to Search This Database
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the EnvironmentConsists of approximately 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of these early encounters. This database focuses on the description of the natural features of North America as well as the interactions among various culture groups. The time period covered by this database starts in c. 1500 and ends around c. 1850.  How to Search This Database
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Covers topics relating to native North Americans from the sixteenth century to the present, including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, folklore, culture, history, and literacy. It contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada.  How to Search This Database

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