Anthropology Databases

Anthropology Databases

Website Description Dates Formats
AnthroSource Access all 32 of the American Anthropological Association's peer-reviewed publications. 1888 - Present Articles
Civil War in Words and Deeds Collection of histories and personal narratives compiled between the end of the Civil War and 1920. Diaries, letters, and personal narratives of soldiers. Regimental histories with sketches, company rolls, officer biographies, diaries of marches, and descriptions of daily life in Civil War military camps. Full-text searchable. 1860 - 1865 Biographies, Primary Sources
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to the Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Search and browse 25 billion data points in over 4.3 billion datasets sourced from over 75 authoritative government and private sources. Manipulate datasets, compare multiple indicators, chart trends over time, spatially represent data, and export content. 1788 - present Data/Statistics, Government Documents
Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference Simple, refined searching of the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Designed to allow quick navigation of the over 25 billion points of data. Users can quickly search and view charts, maps, and rankings of over 4.3 billion datasets at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, and census-tract/block group levels, complete with source information and statistical abstracts. All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources and are citable. The product provides high-level summary information as well as detailed line item views. 1788 - Present Articles, Data/Statistics
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture More than 5,800 entries, including essays on major themes, maps, photographs, statistics, and chronologies. Published 2008 eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index Indexes articles from >500 journals that relate to women, gender, sexuality in medieval Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. 1995 - Present Articles
Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S. Two documents integral to shaping Native American policy in the United States during the mid-20th century. The Problem of Indian Administration, also known as the Meriam Report, and the 41-part report to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs describe the impacts of governmental policies and programs on living conditions of Native Americans, including the Sioux, Navaho, Apache, Ute, Cheyenne, Klamath, and many other major tribes. Full-text searchable. 1928 - 1943 Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography Citations from >6,500 sources. Journals, Monographs, Papers, Conference Proceedings on Language, Literature, Linguistics, & Folklore. 1926 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Women: Transnational Networks Full-text, fully searchable content from primary source documents focused on issues at the intersection of gender and class from the late 18th century to the era of suffrage in the early 20th century, all through a transnational perspective. The collection offers deep coverage of European and North American movements, but also includes collections from other regions. Includes content related to social reform movements, culture, literature and the arts, immigration, daily life, religion, race, medicine, and more. Late 18th - early 20th centuries Articles, eBooks, Images/Photos, News
Oxford Islamic Studies Oxford Islamic Studies Online provides a number of learning tools. The site is, first and foremost, a reference center, with over 5,000 articles from a number of sources. Various eBooks, Images/Photos, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Oxford Very Short Introductions **Single user platform** Please close out of browser session when done. Collection of over 500 ebook titles providing concise introductions to topics across a wide range of subject areas, including the Arts and Humanities, Science and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine and Health. Each title is written by experts in the field, and presents a big picture of the topic as well as a more detailed discussion of key controversies, influential people, and new directions and ideas. Factual content is supplemented with analysis to help place the topic in a broader context. 2000-Present eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
ProQuest Central Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations
Statistical Abstract of the United States Reference source for social, political, and economic statistics. Information compiled from 400 public and private data sources and presented in 1400 line-item indexed tables. Data updated monthly and downloadable in XLS format. Also useful as source guide for statistical information. Some international data included. 1950 - Present Data/Statistics, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Web of Science Citation database providing indexing of over 10,000 journals. 1898 - Present Articles

Databases With Anthropology Resources:

Website Description Dates Formats
Academic OneFile Peer-reviewed, full-text articles, citations and abstracts from journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. 1980 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, Videos
Academic Search Complete Multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in searchable PDF format. Cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals. Broad subject coverage. 1887 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, TRAILS consortium logo
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. 1976 - Present Government Documents, Legal
Ebook Central Academic Complete Non-fiction e-book titles from leading academic publishers. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) Search and view the full text of eBooks. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, V, VII; Life Sciences Periodical articles in almost 1000 scholarly journals. 1665 - Present Articles
Philosopher's Index Comprehensive database containing over 540,000 citations to the scholarly literature in philosophy. Citations are drawn from over 1600 journals and cover research across all major fields of philosophy including aesthetics, axiology, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphilosophy, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of education, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and social philosophy. Also includes coverage of selected multidisciplinary journals. Many entries include author-supplied abstracts. 1940 - Present Articles, eBooks
Project Muse-Basic College Collection Full-text access to 140 scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. 1963 - Present Articles
ProQuest Central Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations
WorldCat Search 1.3 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Various

Databases that you may also find useful:

Website Description Dates Formats
American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 Comprehensive index of over 93,000 doctoral dissertations accepted by American Universities from 1933-1955. 1933 - 1955 Theses/Dissertations
Center for Research Libraries The Center for Research Libraries makes available approximately five million publications, archives, and collections and one million digital resources to its member libraries to supplement their own humanities, science, and social science holdings. CRL materials can be obtained for extended loan periods and at no cost by users affiliated with member libraries. Last year, 92 percent of the CRL's interlibrary loan requests were sent by two-day express within one business day, and 90 percent of copies were delivered within one business day as well. CRL resources include: * 6,500 international newspapers, many dating to the 1700s-the largest collection of circulating newspapers in North America * 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating to the colonial era, including 2,000 ethnic titles * Foreign journals rarely held in U.S. libraries * More than 800,000 dissertations * Area Studies: major microform and paper collections from Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, and many other areas. 1700 - Present Articles, Images/Photos, News, Primary Sources, Theses/Dissertations
IngentaConnect Content from over 250 publishers, with an aggregated database of over 13,500 publications and over 4.5 million articles, including both journals and eBooks. Very little full text content available for free. Others are available through document delivery for a fee. Various Articles, eBooks
Oxford English Dictionary The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1000 years of English. Various eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Pacific Northwest Regional Newspaper and Periodical Index Citations from hundreds of newspapers and periodicals as well as monographs, theses, dissertations, scrapbooks, pamphlets and other ephemera dealing with all aspects of life in Seattle, Washington state and the Pacific Northwest from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. 1936 - Present eBooks, News
ProQuest Central Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations