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Primary subject databases
Database Description
Anthropology Plus Citations for articles and other works in anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore and related areas. View Full Description

Main databases

Secondary subject databases
Database Description
Abstracts in Anthropology Abstracts for journal articles for major topics in Anthropology View Full Description
Anthropology - Oxford Bibliographies A collection of core resources in anthropology. Selected by experts. View Full Description
AnthroSource Full-text electronic journals from the American Anthropological Association. View Full Description
eHRAF World Cultures International ethnography database with several hundred thousand pages of information on human behaviour, society and culture. View Full Description

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Tertiary subject databases
Database Description
America: History & Life Covers Canadian and American history. Comprehensive index, with abstracts, for journal articles and book reviews. View Full Description
Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials Index with some full text for articles and books on religion and theology. View Full Description
Bibliography of Native North Americans Contains citations to books, journal articles, essays, conference papers, and government documents. View Full Description
eHRAF Archaeology International database with about 60,000 pages of information on prehistory. View Full Description
Empire Online Images of original manuscripts and printed materials produced between 1492 and 1962. Covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceana and South Asia. View Full Description
Historical Databases Includes Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life View Full Description
HLAS Online: Handbook of Latin American Studies Citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference papers in the humanities and social sciences. View Full Description
iPortal: indigenous studies portal research tool Index to articles, books, and other documents related to indigenous peoples of Canada and North America. View Full Description
JSTOR Current and back issues of journals in arts and sciences. View Full Description
Periodicals Archive Online Full-text articles from journals in the humanities and social sciences. View Full Description
Social Sciences Citation Index (included in Web of Science) View Full Description
Sociological Abstracts Comprehensive, international coverage of journal articles, books, papers, etc. in sociology and related disciplines. View Full Description
Women and Social Movements, International: 1840 to Present Letters, conference proceedings and other primary material concerning women's social movements. View Full Description

Not exactly sure where to start your research? Here are three ideas

Find a bibliography

Anthropology - Oxford bibliographies: Experts have compiled annotated lists of academic resources organized into anthropological subtopics. When you identify an interesting item, click on the "+Find This Item" link to locate the full text in the Library's collections.

Look for articles

Anthropology Plus: Contains citations for articles in anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, and folklore. When you find an interesting item, click on the "Get it @ Laurier" link to locate the full text in the Library's collections.

Sites of Interest to Anthropology

Resources for Cultural Ecology

Resources for Indigenous Peoples of North America