Anthropology: Get Started
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This guide is designed to help students do research in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology and archaeology, and to help students and faculty discover anthropology resources available through the library. If you're in ATH 101, 102, 103, or 104, use the links on the right-hand side of the page to select the research guide for your specific class.
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Search these databases to find articles on topics related to anthropology. I would also suggest looking at the full list of library databases, as anthropological research can be multidisciplinary. Some research projects might require searching areas such as medicine, gender studies, gerontology, pop culture, and psychology, for which we have specific subject databases.
- Academic Search Premier This link opens in a new windowFull text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700 are peer-reviewed.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowFull text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.
- Google Scholar This link opens in a new windowGoogle Scholar searches the web for scholarly articles, reports, books, and other materials. You will need to add PCC as your library in your Google Scholar preferences to get links to PCC Library resources.
- ScienceDirect This link opens in a new windowUseful for research in physical anthropology and more scientific topics. Full text for more than 1,000 peer-reviewed life sciences, Health Science, physical sciences, and engineering journals with citation information for thousands more.
Anthropology Class Guides
ATH 101 Intro to Biologic Anthropology
by Meredith Farkas Last Updated Apr 19, 2023 93 views this year
ATH 102 Intro to Archaeology
by Meredith Farkas Last Updated Apr 19, 2023 61 views this year
ATH 103 Intro to Cultural Anthropology
by Meredith Farkas Last Updated May 4, 2023 451 views this year
ATH 104 Intro to Linguistic Anthropology
by Meredith Farkas Last Updated Apr 19, 2023 130 views this year
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