Libraries Guide Series
- AnthroSource provides indexing and full text access to current issues
and back volumes for several peer-reviewed journals and all of the recent issues of the
American Anthropological Association's (AAA) newsletters and bulletins.
The peer-reviewed journals include these major anthropology titles:
the American Anthropologist, the American Ethnologist,
the journal Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and
the Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
The other journals, bulletins, and newsletters are these (peer-reviewed titles are in bold):
Anthropology & Humanism,
Anthropology of Consciousness,
Anthropology of Work Review,
Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association,
Bulletin of the National Association of Student Anthropologists,
Central Issues in Anthropology,
City & Society,
CSAS Bulletin Central States Anthropological Society,
Culture & Agriculture,
Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings,
General Anthropology Bulletin of the General Anthropology Division,
Journal of Latin American Anthropology,
Journal of Linguistic Anthropology,
Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe,
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin,
North American Dialogue,
PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review,
SOLGAN (Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists Newsletter),
Teaching Anthropology: Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges Notes,
Visual Anthropology Review, and
There is access to the online full text back volumes housed in JSTOR for some of these journals back to 1888.
AnthroSource says that it is "more than a content collection.
It is an evolving, interactive repository of research and communications tools designed
to bring the most credible and relevant of anthropological scholarship together in one
place and to support a strong community of scholars, teachers, and students in the field."
Access to AnthroSource is available to current UT Arlington faculty & students via this web addresses:
The truncation symbol in AnthroSource
is an asterisk (*), and can be used to find variant spellings.
For example, the command LABO* will search
for both LABOR, LABOUR, laborer, laborers, laborite, or laboratory.
Two Boolean operators that are important in finding information
are AND and OR.
The AND is used to connect two different concepts
and the OR is best used between concepts that are synonymous.
It is critical to put parentheses around a search expression that contains an OR.
Here is an example to illustrate some of these points:
(food* OR eat* or feast*) AND (wom* or girl*)
This should find the terms "food," "foods," or "foodie" with terms
"woman," "womans," "women," "womens," "girl," or "girls."
This might be a useful search for someone researching gender issues in relation
to eating, feasting, and food usage.
John James Dillard, MA, MS
Social Work and Social Sciences Librarian
Box 19497 - University of Texas at Arlington - Arlington, Texas - 76019 - (817) 272-3000
Last Modified: 2016 January 5
Copyright © UT Arlington Libraries