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Databases by Subject: Anthropology

Major Indexes

Anthropology Plus

Find journal articles and reports from 19th century to the present in anthropology/archaeology and related interdisciplinary fields.


Find articles and book reviews from anthropology journals of the American Anthropological Association.

Ethnographic Video Online

Find streaming online videos of classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from anthropologists and ethnographers, field recordings, select feature films, and indigenous media.

Additional Indexes

Anthropological Fieldwork Online

Investigate the primary source fieldwork underpinning the great ethnographies of the early 20th century.

BAS Library

Find articles, videos and books published by Biblical Archaeology Society, including all issues of Biblical Archaeology Review.

Bibliography of Native North Americans

Find citations to books, articles, and government documents about indigenous peoples of North America, covering the 1500s to the present.

eHRAF Archaeology

Find information on archaeological traditions from around the world. Each tradition consists of a general summary and documents including books, journal articles, dissertations, and manuscripts.

eHRAF World Cultures

Find ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. Designed to facilitate cross-cultural comparisons.

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics, Second Edition, covers the full range of topics in contemporary linguistics from fundamental linguistic disciplines such as phonetics, syntax, and morphology to applications in other disciplines such as anthropology, education, psychology, language acquisition, cognitive science, media, computer science, sociology, medicine, and the law.

Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

The encyclopedia covers both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social science and social measurement. It is illustrated with tables and figures of actual data sets.

HAPI - Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Find citations to articles and book reviews from the social sciences and humanities about Central and South America, Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.

Index Islamicus

Find journals articles, proceedings, monographs, book chapters, and book reviews on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world from 1906 to the present.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) with HAPI Index

Find articles on the study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.

Sage Research Methods Online

Find books, encyclopedias and dictionaries about research methods. Use the visual tool, Methods Map, to discover information about research methods terms and methodologies.

Social Sciences Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find articles and cited references in the social sciences.

Sociological Abstracts

Find abstracts and citations to journal articles, dissertations, conference proceedings, and books in sociology, family studies, women's studies, and related social sciences, 1952-present.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.