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Anthropology Plus – HSSE Featured Database

August 26th, 2021

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Anthropology Plus database, brought to you by EBSCOHost.


Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.

Focus: This database brings together two resources: Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute in the United Kingdom. It provides worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. You will also find coverage for all core periodicals, local items, and lesser-known journals.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using the Anthropology Plus database.

Why you should know this database: It is the most comprehensive, worldwide index of journals of from the early 19th century to today for the fields of anthropology, archeology, and related interdisciplinary research.

Quick tip: Included on the detailed record, there is a section called subject. The terms listed in this section that are related to the article you are viewing and may help to expand your search.

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Other databases you might want to explore are:

HRAF Collection of Ethnography (eHRAF):