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Anthropology: Find Journal Articles & Data

Search Tips

Anthropology is a highly interdisciplinary field. Your search may require that you use multiple databases in different subfields or from other disciplines in order to find all relevant information. 

You may also refer to this list of all the anthropology journals we subscribe to, and search within a particular journal. 

Sometimes it is easiest to identify an anthropologist working in the topic you are researching and then search by his or her name as an author.

Resources by Subfield

Article & Ethnography Databases

Article Databases

For general searches, start with Academic Search Complete.

To expand your search, use JSTOR (especially for historic studies) and Web of Science Core Collection.

Use the following databases for more targeted research:

Online Resources (Data & Archives)

Article Databases

Online Resources (Archives, Comparative Anatomy, Data)