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Anthropology Research Guide

Table of Contents

C.O.D. Anthropology Department Home Page

* Library Catalogs

* Videos and Electronic Books

* Reference Works

* Related Library Research Guides

* Online Article Databases

* Online Texts

* Internet Sites

* Archaeology

* Sociolinguistics

"What is Anthropology?" - an explanation.

Writing Bibliographic Citations

Career Information

Interlibrary Loan (to get things from other libraries)

Contact Information

ASK A LIBRARIAN FOR HELP

 

Library Catalogs 

Look in the following catalogs for books, videos and other types of audiovisual items held in libraries. 

COD Library Catalog : the COD Library only

I-Share (formerly Illinet Online): A catalog for items in 65 Illinois libraries

WorldCat: A catalog for items in this country and around the world

Other Nearby Public and Academic Libraries

Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to shelve its books).

Culture and Customs of... A list of a series of books at the COD Library on various countries around the world.

Cultures of the World. A list of a series of books at the COD Library on various cultures around the world.

Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. A list of a series of scholarly books on various cultures around the world.

 

List of Electronic Books at the COD Library that contain in the catalog record the keywords of anthropology or anthropological or anthropologist or ehtnographic or ethnography or ethnographical or ethnographer or ethnology or ethnological or ethnologist or archaeology or archaeological or archaeologist

Ethnographic Videos Online (streaming, not listed in our Library Catalog)

List of Anthropology / Ethnology VHS videos at the C.O.D. Library.

List of Anthropology / Ethnology DVD videos at the C.O.D. Library.

The Archaeology Channel, for streaming videos

Ask a Librarian for Help

Reference Works

CREDO REFERENCE . Type in your terms in the search box to find articles from many different online reference books.

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY . Type in your terms in the search box to find articles from many different online reference books.

 

Anthropology Glossary. From the University of Alabama.

Anthropology Theories. From the University of Alabama.

Atlas for Anthropology. Ref. G 1046 .E 1 S 1 1968.

Biographical Dictonary of Social and Cultural Anthropology. (2004)

Biographies of Anthropologists. From Indiana University.

Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution. (2005)

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers. Reference GN 388 .C 35 1999.

Cassell's People's, Nations, and Cultures. (2005)

Countries and Their Cultures Encyclopedia / World Cultures Encyclopedia.

Cultural Anthropology Glossary.

Culture Groups covered in HRAF (Human Relations Area Files)

Definitions of Anthropological Terms. From Oregon State University.

Dictionary of Anthropology. Ref. GN 307 .D 485 1997.

Dictionary of Anthropology from Anthrosource.

Dictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology. Ref. GN 307 .W 56 1991.

Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture.

ECAI: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.

Economic Geography Online Dictionary and Glossary.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Reference GN 11 .E 63 2006

Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World. Reference HM 756 .E 53 2003.

Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology. Reference GN 307 .E52

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society.

Encyclopedia of Life Writing: Autobiographical and Biographical Forms.

Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures. Ref. RA 418 .E 354 2004.

Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies. Reference GN 495.6 .C 37 2004.

Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2nd ed., 2010)

Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture.

Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and the Suburbs. (1998) Ref. HT 123 .E 5 1998

Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures: Cities and Cultures around the World. Reference HT 108.5 .E 53 2002.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures.  10 volumes. Reference GN 307 .E53.

Ethnic Groups Worldwide: A Ready Reference Handbook. Reference GN 325 .L 46 1998.

The Ethnopolitical Encyclopedia of Europe. Ref. GN 492 .E 86 2004.

HRAF list of Culture Groups covered. (Human Relations Area Files)

Human Evolution: A Guide to the Debates. (2004)

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family. 4 vols. Ref. HQ 9 .E 52 2003.

Key Concepts in Ethnography.

Key Contemporary Concepts.

Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences.

Psychological Anthropology: A Description.

Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia. Reference BL 80.3 .R 45 2002

Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2nd ed., 2010)

The Sage Dictionary of Cultural Studies.

The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Research Methods. Reference H 62 .L 456 2004.

Student Atlas of Anthropology. Ref. G 1046 .E 1 S 783 2004.

The World and Its People. Reference G 133 .M 348 1986.

World Civilizations Glossary: Concepts, Values, Terms.

World Cultures Encyclopedia / Countries and Their Cultures Encyclopedia.

World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide. Reference LB 15 .W 87 2001.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life.  4 volumes. Reference GN 333. W67.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. Reference BL 80.3 .W 67 2006

Library Jargon: A Multilingual Glossary.

Information About Places A list of useful reference books in the C.O.D. Library.

Related C.O.D. Library Research Guides

Economics Research Guide (COD Library).

Food and Culture Research Guide. (COD Library).

Geography Research Guide (COD Library).

Global Health Resources Research Guide (COD Library).

Global Studies Research Guide. (C.O.D. Library Resources)

Government Research Guide (COD Library)

Immigration Debate Issue Research Guide (COD Library)

Middle Eastern Cultures Resources (COD Library)

Sociology Research Guide. (COD Library Resources).

 

Article Databases

You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.

Anthropology Journals at COD.

Does the C.O.D. Library own the journal that I need?

Explanation of the Difference between Journals and Magazines .

How to Read a Research Study Article.

 

ONLINE TEXTS

List of Electronic Books at the COD Library that contain in the catalog record the keywords of anthropology or anthropological or anthropologist or ehtnographic or ethnography or ethnographical or ethnographer or ethnology or ethnological or ethnologist or archaeology or archaeological or archaeologist

Internet Sites 

The following Internet sites are "mega-lists" of anthropology resources. All three list the same sites, but you will find some unique sites in each one. 

Archaeology

Reference Books

* Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land. Reference DS 111 .A 2 A 73 2001

* Archaeological Method and Theory: An Encyclopedia. General CC 75 .A 654 2000

* Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia. Reference E 159.5 .A 68 2009

* Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia. Reference F 1218.6 .A 73 2001

* Archaeology of Prehistoric Native America: An Encyclopedia. Reference E 77.9 .A 72 1998

* Companion Encyclopedia of Archaeology. General CC 70 .C 59 1999

* Dictionary of Archaeology. General CC 70 .D 53 1999

* Dictionary of Artifacts. Reference CC 70 .K 55 2007

* Dictionary of Concepts in Archaeology. Reference CC 70 .M 45 1993.

* Directory of Archaeology Societies and Organizations.

* Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2008)

* Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries. Reference CC 100 .E 54 2001.

* Encyclopedia of Pre-Colonial Africa: Archaeology, History, Languages, Culture. General DT 2 .E 53 1997

* Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt. Reference DT 58 .E 53 1999

* Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology. General CC 77 .U 5 E 53 1998.

* Illinois Archaeological Sites Directory: Places of the Past.

* Medieval Archaeology: An Encyclopedia. Reference D 125 .M 42 2001

* Milestones in Archaeology: A Chronological Encyclopedia. Reference CC 100 .M 87 2007

* The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East. Reference DS 56 .O 9 1997

* Places of the Past: A Guidebook to Illinois Archaeological Sites.

 

Journals

* Archeology Technical Briefs. Technical reports from the U.S. National Park Service.

* Online Archaeology Journals.

 

Internet Sites

* About Archaeology. http://archaeology.about.com/mbody.htm

* Anthropology/Archaeology/Social Science Resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL)

* Archaeological Images and Texts - Pictures of Record. http://www.picturesofrecord.com.

* Archaeology/Anthropology Resources.

* Archaeology Resources from the Librarian's Index to the Internet.

* Archaeology for Interpreters: A Guide to Knowledge of the Resources. U.S. National Parks Service.

* ArchNet: WWW Virtual Library of Archaeology. University of Arizona.

* Illinois Anthropology and Archaeology Web Sites

* National Archaeological Database. U.S. National Park Service.

* Society for American Archaeology.

 

Linguistic Anthropology/Sociolinguistics

Reference Books

Internet Sites

Writing Styles

Career Information

C.O.D. Library Resources

Career Information from the American Anthropological Association

Frequently Asked Questions about a Career in Archaeology.

Smithsonian Anthropologists explain what they do.

Interlibrary Loan

The Library can obtain copies of articles or books from other libraries for you. Inquire at the Reference Desk. You may also consult journal title lists from other libraries in the area.

Anthropology Faculty Internet Homepages

Alexander Bolyanatz

 

John P. Staeck

Library Reference Desk:  630-942-3364 and ASK A LIBRARIAN FOR HELP

Dan Blewett, Reference Librarian

Phone: (630) 942-2279 ; FAX (630) 858 - 8757

Office: SRC 3035  blewett@cod.edu 

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