Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.
Search or browse individual online journals.
Reference sources, online or in print, include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories. These are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.
Websites may provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study or employment. Associations, societies, institutions, and government websites are particularly useful.
Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject or for a specific class. These guides may also give instructions on how to find a specific type of source (e.g. theses) or how to use a specific resource (e.g. Web of Science).
Search for books, journals, and media by title, author, subject, keywords, material type, or publication date.
Other libraries at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also have anthropology-related materials and services to assist with your research.
Learn about anthropology resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The anthropology holdings of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library support the
present and anticipated teaching and research programs in anthropology and its subdisciplines
(archaeology, biological anthropology, museum studies, and sociocultural & linguistic
anthropology). Recently published and heavily used anthropology books and journals are housed in
the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library, along with the majority of reference sources
supporting anthropological research. The bulk of the estimated 100,000 volumes comprising the
anthropology collection is located in the Bookstacks area of the Main Library.
Please direct all comments, suggestions or requests for information to Beth Sheehan, Anthropology Librarian, (217) 244-1866.