Physical Anthropology   Tags: anth  

Guide for students and faculty researching topics related to physical/biological anthropology.
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Physical anthropology relates to the study of the origins and evolution of the human species and their primitive relatives. This guide will help you begin your research in all areas related to physical and biological anthropology through the libraries' collections and beyond.

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Albert Ernest Jenks (1869-1953)

  • 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.
  • Primary 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.

  • Anthropological Index  

    Contains articles from international anthropology and archaeology journals from the Royal Anthropological Institute and the Centre for Anthropology, British Museum.

  • AnthroSource  

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

  • Anthropology Plus  

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

  • BIOSIS Previews  

    Offers citations and abstracts of the biological and biomedical literature.

  • All the World's Primates  

    Comprehensive online resource for primate information detailing habitat, social behavior, diet, physical measurements, risks of extinction, and other facts critical to understanding primate lives.

  • PrimateLit  

    Indexes article and book citations on topics related to nonhuman primates. Covers 1940 to the present.

  • PubMed (Interface for MEDLINE)  

    Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles in all areas of medical practice and research from 1953 to the present.

  • Web of Science  

    Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.


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