This subject guide is intended to be
a starting point for your research on anthropological topics. Recommended databases,
journals, reference tools, and websites are listed (and linked when it is an
electronic resource) from the menu above.
Please contact Sarah Loudenslager for any questions regarding
anthropology research or library sources.
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 410-677-0131
- To find anthropology books that are available in Blackwell Library and
other libraries throughout the University System of Maryland, use the
Registered borrowers at SU may use the catalogs "hold" feature to order
books from other libraries at no cost. Books generally arrive within 3
- 4 weekdays.
- To find books in libraries outside the Maryland system, search
WorldCat, a catalog of books and other materials in more libraries
- Books not available through the
online catalog can be ordered through
Interlibrary Loan. This service provides access to books in
more than 8,000 libraries throughout the country. However,
delivery often takes several weeks and the lender may charge a fee.
Additional information is available on the Interlibrary Loan pages.
Because information relevant to cultural anthropology may be
found in the literature of other disciplines, it is important to
use several databases that seem likely to contain your topic.
Some of the most useful databases include:
Please see a list of the history databases
that also provide anthropology articles:
Complete list of
databases in Blackwell Library
to licensed databases, for SU faculty, students and staff only
- Journals in the library - to locate specific periodicals,
search the periodical title in the
online catalog. A complete list of journal titles can be found
in the Reference area.
- Full-Text articles-
|American Jewish History
|Journal of Asian American Studies
|Journal of Modern Greek Studies
|Late Imperial China
Interlibrary Loan - copies of articles not available locally may
be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Delivery time is
unpredictable, and some suppliers charge a fee; however, this service
does provide access to periodicals in thousands of libraries.
- Visiting other libraries - Reference Librarians can help you to
identify libraries in nearby metropolitan areas that have the specific
periodicals you need.
to licensed databases, for SU faculty, students and staff only)