Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology   Tags: anth, anth412, anth412/512, anth512  

Research sources in cultural and linguistic anthropology
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Inhabitants of New South WalesCultural anthropology focuses on understanding culture and cultural differences amongst humans. Linguistic anthropology explores language development and its influence on the social lives of human beings. This guide will help you begin your research in cultural or linguistic anthropology through the libraries' collections and beyond.

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  • Find Articles - search for articles online and in print. Recommends the best resources for finding anthropology articles.
  • Find Books - find print and eBooks and learn how the library can get you books we don't have in our collection.
  • Reference Works - Get background information on your topic, identify key authors and works, and more by using bibliographies, subject encyclopedias and biographical sources recommended on this page.
  • Data and Web Sources - raw data related to anthropology that you can mine for your research, anthropology videos, professional organizations, scholarly societies and other quality web resources.
  • Citing Sources - Information on citation formats, citation management tools and more.

Core Online Resources

These are likely to be the best online sources in which to start your anthropological research.

  • Anthropology Plus  

    Indexes articles and essays on anthropology, archaeology, and related fields.

  • AnthroSource  

    Provides full text access to selected anthropology journals from the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

  • JSTOR  

    Contains full text articles from major research journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage of most journals starts from the beginning of a journal's publication and typically excludes the most recent three to five years.

  • eHRAF World Cultures  

    Composed of full text ethnographic sources searchable by culture or topic on all aspects of cultural and social life.  

  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)  

    Indexes journal citations and other publications covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. 


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