Anthropology

Some useful resources for Anthropology are listed below.

Anthropology & Archaeology (Taylor & Francis Journal Archive)

Access information: Available on and off campus.
Description:The Taylor & Francis Online Journal Archive includes 14 journals and over 380 volumes of peer-reviewed research. Content covers the period from 1890 to 1996. Highlights include, Anthropological Forum, Ethnos and World Archaeology.

Anthropology Plus

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Description:Brings together into one resource the highly respected Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. It provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries. It offers excellent coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals. Anthropology Plus contains bibliographic records only.
Coverage:Late 19th century to the present.

Anthrosource

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Description:Anthrosource is a portal to full text anthropological resources. Search Anthropological Association (AAA) publications , plus a complete electronic archive of all AAA journals to 2003.

ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index And Abstracts)

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Description:Provides abstracts from around 650 UK, US and international journals. Coverage includes all branches of the applied social sciences, with over 375,000 records.
Coverage:1987-present.

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

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Description:Covers all aspects of religion. ATLA Serials include full text access to over 80 journals. Citation information will indicate where full text is available.
Coverage:Religion Index I: Periodicals 1949 to date, Religion Index II, Multi-author works 1960 to date, Index to Book Reviews in Religion 1949 to date, Research in Ministry 1981 to date.

Berg Fashion Library

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Description:Berg Fashion Library from Bloomsbury Publishing/OUP: “the authority on world dress”: an extensive online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to a large and growing range of Berg content collections - including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, and images.
Coverage:Content in the collection dates back to before 500 BCE via the taxonomy search and back to 1600 via the timeline search through to the present day and covers all continents of the World.

IBSS (International Bibliography of Social Science) Online

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Description:Produced by the British Library of Political and Economic Science. One of the largest and most comprehensive social sciences databases in the world, indexing 2600 journals and 6000 books per annum, in the core disciplines of economics, sociology, politics and anthropology.
Coverage:From 1951 to date.

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JSTOR

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Description:Full-text journal archive service providing access to complete back runs of all the scholarly journals currently available in JSTOR. Recent volumes are excluded, usually the last 3-5 years, but each year a further year is added to the archive.
Each title is listed in the Library catalogue.
The collections currently available are: Arts & Sciences 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12; Biological Sciences; Health & General Sciences; Ireland. The 19th Century British Pamphlets Collections is also available via JSTOR.

Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service

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Description: The Library has subscribed for 1 year to Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service. MEF produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. The service is provided via the Kanopy streaming service.
Coverage:Library has access to 140 videos.

PsycINFO

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Description:American Psychological Association produced with citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
Coverage:Journal coverage, from 1806 to the present, includes international material selected from more than 2,400 journals written in over 25 languages. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material from 1987 to the present.

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Social Sciences Citation Index

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Description:Part of Web of Science Core Collection. Indexes 2,100 core journals in all areas of the social sciences, plus relevant items from 3,500 scientific and technical journals. Contains over 2.3 million records.
Coverage:1990 onwards.

Very Short Introductions - Social Science

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Description:Online version of Oxford University Press’s Very Short Introductions series. Written by experts in the field they offer a bridge between reference content and higher academic work.
Coverage:The Social Sciences collection is available to University of Edinburgh, which includes anthropology, business & management, economics, education, human geography, politics, research & information, sociology and war & defence.

The Vogue Archive

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Description:Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. More than 400,000 pages are included. Vogue is a unique record of international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is an essential primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history.
Coverage:1892 to the present day.

WorldCat

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Description:Global database containing tens of millions of bibliographic records on all subjects from 1000 A.D. to date, for all types of material catalogued by libraries, including books and digital resources, maps, musical scores, sound recordings, manuscripts, films, videos. No abstracts.

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