This guide is intended to help students and researchers locate resources for research in anthropology. It is subdivided according to the tracks by which the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Anthropology currently organizes the undergraduate curriculum: General Anthropology, Anthropological Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, and Medical and Global Health Anthropology.
Start at the Penn Libraries' homepage.
In addition to multidisciplinary databases such as Academic Search Premier and Web of Science and large journal archives such as JSTOR and Project Muse, researchers will find the following subject-specific databases and full-text resources valuable for research in anthropology:
Go here for a full list of databases and resources for anthropology available through the University of Pennsylvania.
BEROSE International Encyclopaedia of the Histories of Anthropology is a free, online, multilingual resource that features articles on anthropologists, ethnographers, anthropological institutions, anthropological journals, and major themes.
The Museum Library, located in the Academic Wing of the Penn Museum, is the University of Pennsylvania's branch library for anthropology and archaeology. With over 145,000 volumes on-site with historic strengths in biological and physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, archaeology worldwide, and Native American studies, it is one of the premier branch libraries for anthropology in the United States.