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UMass Amherst Libraries


Guide for Library Research in Anthropology

Getting Started

Let's conduct anthropology research!

There are many ways to conduct research in anthropology. This guide will show you how to find books, journal articles, and other types of data.


If you have questions, email the Anthropology Librarian! I'm available for one-on-one consultations where we can discuss how to reach your research goals.

Best Bets

What are some best bets for starting my research?

The Libraries offer access to some databases which contain resources specific to anthropology.

How do I search in eHRAF databases?

If the interface and search tools of eHRAF databases are unfamiliar to you, check out these tutorials: