This guide is intended to provide a starting point for your research in anthropology. You will find lists of books, journals and databases that may be helpful, along with links to websites with good information for anthropology scholars.
Should you find that you need more assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Buck Kachaluba for a personal research consultation.
Click on the link to watch this Prezi Presentation made by Students at University of South Florida, to respond to Gov. Rick Scott's assertion that the state of Florida doesn't need any more anthropologists. This is a powerful statement which shows many critical career applications for anthropology education and training across society.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is
another excellent resource for books, periodicals, manuscripts,
newspapers, and archival materials in print, microfilm, and digital
formats. FSU belongs to this international consortium of university,
college, and independent
research libraries, which allows FSU patrons to borrow CRL materials via
interlibrary loan for extended periods.
One way to identify key collections is through CRL Topic Guides.
This library has compiled links to texts, podcasts, and other resources useful for research in anthropology. It includes links to anthropology anthropology museums, organizations, and a directory organizations
The FSU Department of Anthropology has compiled a very comprehensive cadre of online resources. Included on their page are links for both general and specific anthropology topics, in addition to a variety of search engines and other research and software links.
Anthropology Plus brings together into one resource the highly respected Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. Anthropology Plus provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. The index offers excellent coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals. Coverage is from the late 19th century to the present.