WHAT IS ANTHROPOLOGY? - an explanation from the Amer. Anthropological Assoc.
COD LIBRARY CATALOG: Books and Videos in the COD Library only
I-SHARE (formerly Illinet Online): A catalog of items in 76 Illinois academic libraries
WORLDCAT: about books and videos in this country and around the world
Nearby Public and Academic Libraries Map
Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what C.O.D. uses to arrange 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 and countries 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
Country Studies - Area Handbooks (Library of Congress) Textbooks about most of the countries of the world. While not current, they can provide historical/ethnographic information. Many of the books are also in the Library's collection.
Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology online texts.
Studying Visual Communication, by Sol Worth. Full text book.
Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture, by Clifford Geertz. Another URL option:http://www.stanford.edu/~davidf/qualitative151/geertz.pdf
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
Internet Archive - Cultural Videos.
Library Jargon: A Multi-lingual Guide to Library Words and Meanings
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. General GN 20 .B 56 2004
Biographies of Anthropologists. From Indiana University.
Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution. Reference QP 34.5 .M 24 2005
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers. Reference GN 388 .C 35 1999.
Definitions of Anthropological Terms. From Oregon State University.
Dictionary of Anthropology. Ref. GN 307 .D 485 1997.
Dictionary of Anthropology from Anthrobase.
Dictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology. Ref. GN 307 .W 56 1991.
Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture. Reference HT 1521 .D 537 2003
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Print editon Reference AE 5 .E 363 2005
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 Hair: A Cultural History. Reference TT 957 .S 46 2006
Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society. Reference HT 1521 .E 63 2008.
Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People. Reference E 169 .E 5 1997
Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2nd ed., 2010)
Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and the Suburbs. Ref. HT 123 .E 5 1998
Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures: Cities and Cultures around the World. Reference HT 108.5 .E 53 2002.
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family. 4 vols. Ref. HQ 9 .E 52 2003.
Key Concepts in Ethnography.. (2009)
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 Encyclopedia of Social Research Methods. Reference H 62 .L 456 2004.
Student Atlas of Anthropology. Reference G 1046 .E 1 S 783.
The World and Its People. Reference G 133 .M 348 1986.
World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide. Reference LB 15 .W 87 2001.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. Reference BL 80.3 .W 67 2006
You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.
MOST IMPORTANT ONES
Anthrosource. This provides citations and texts for articles in the professional journals and newsletters of the American Anthropological Association. Look at the top right side for the journal citation search feature. Those who are members of the AAA can log in and retrieve the full-text of the articles.
Academic OneFile(formerly Expanded Academic Index ASAP). An index to over 2500 magazines and journals covering a variety of topic areas including anthropology. This database provides references, abstracts, and many times the full-text of articles. A COD library card is required for off-campus use.
Academic Search Premier/Complete. [EBSCOhost]1984 to present; 1990 to present- full text). Abstracts from nearly 3000 journals and full text for 1250 journals including general reference, education, social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, library and information science. A COD library card is required for off-campus use.
The American Museum of Natural History Publications, full-text online. The free site has the contents of the following publications: American Museum Novitates, Anthropological Papers of the American Musuem of Natural History, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, and the Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History.
SocIndex with Full-Text articles. The database features more than 1,700,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 740 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this database provides data mined from more than 540 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,800 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other content sources is included.
OTHER ONLINE JOURNAL ARTICLE RESOURCES
The Annual Review of Anthropology. Index of citations only. The paper copies are in the Library's General circulating collection with the call number of: GN 1 .A 623, from volume 1 on. Some full-text articles are also available in the Academic Search Premier database in the previous section of this list of databases.
The Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute. This is a free index of citations, but there are no full-text articles connected to the citations. No COD Library Card needed for this service. URL: http://aio.anthropology.org.uk/aio/AIO.html.
Anthropology in the News! A digest of news articles, from Texas A & M University.
Articles Concerning Native Americans in the journals Human Organization (1941-2005), and Practicing Anthropology (1978-2005). AKA "Half a Century of Collaboration". This is an index of citations only, no full-text articles are available from this list.
The Free Library. A database of free magazine and journal articles.
Google Scholar. This provides access to many free full-text articles, as well as citations to many other articles.
Handbook of Latin American Studies. Citations-only database from the U.S. Library of Congress.
IngentaConnect. This is an index to millions of journal articles, book chapters, reports, and more. Most are not available as full-text online items.
Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC). No full-text articles.
Open Access Journals Directory (free full-text journal articles)
Project MUSE. This database provides citations and abstracts only.
SCIRUS. A search engine for citations to journal articles and links to web pages, and covers many more subjects than just Anthropology.
INDIVIDUAL ONLINE JOURNALS
Common Ground. Full-text journal from the U.S. National Park Service (NPS).
CRM (Cultural Resource Management): The Journal of Heritage Stewardship. Full-text free journal.
The Internet Journal of Biological Anthropology. A free peer-reviewed journal.
Micronesia Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences. From Charles Stuart University in Australia.
Museum Anthropology Review. A free full-text online journal.
OTHER RESEARCH GUIDES
Geosource. International sources on geography, demography, environment.
Global Rural - Urban Mapping Project.
Global Urban Research Unit (GURU).
Google Earth! Combine satellite images with maps and photos to visually explore the world.
Google Maps Mania blog!
Graphs - How to make them tutorials.
Local Hometown Information.
Population and Demography Sites from the Librarian's Index to the Internet
Regional Studies Sites from the Virtual Library
Sprawl City: Consumption Growth and Population Growth information.
State and Local Government web sites directory.
Statistics selected by your Geography from Federal Stats/Map Stats.
INFORMATION RESOURCES ON ETHNIC/CULTURE GROUPS
Asian American Encyclopedia. Reference E 184 .O 6 A 827 1995
Atlas of World Cultures: A Geographical Guide to Ethnographic Literature. Reference G 1046 .E 1 P 7 1989
Dictionary of Latin American Racial and Ethnic Terminology. Reference GN 562 .S 74 1999
Diverse Peoples: A Reference Sourcebook Series
...Canada. General F 1035 .A 1 B 86 2003
...Nigeria. General GN 653 .G 67 2003
...The Former Soviet Union. Reference DK 33 .M 54 2004
...The Former Yugoslavia. General DR 1246 .K 59 2004
Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History. Reference E 185 .E 54 2006
Encyclopedia of African Peoples. Reference DT 15 .E 53 2000
Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples. Reference F 1006 .E 63 1999
Encyclopedia of Diasporas : Immigrant and Refugee Cultures around the World. Reference DS 134 .E 63 2004
Encyclopedia of European Peoples. Reference D 1056 .W 35 2006
Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. Reference E 184 .S 75 O 97 2005
Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures. Ref. RA 418 .E 354 2004.
Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts. Reference GN 496 .E 56 2003
Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World. Reference GT 507 .E 535 2013
Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East. Reference GN 645 .E 53 2009
Encyclopedia of Peoples of the World. Reference GN 495.4 .E 53 1992
Encyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World. Reference D 860 .M 56 2002
Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora. Reference DS 432.5 .E 53 2006
Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities. Reference GN 495 .E 63 2005
Encyclopedia of World Cultures. 10 volumes. Reference GN 307 .E53.
Endangered Peoples: Struggles to Survive and Thrive series:
Africa and the Middle East. General GN 635 .N 42 E 53 2002
Arctic. General GN 673 .E 72 2000
Europe. General D 1056.2 .E 85 E 63 2001
Latin America. General E 65 .E 57 2001
North America. General E 98 .E 85 E 53 2002
Southeast and East Asia. General GN 635 .S 58 E 5 2000
Ethnic Groups of the Americas. (2013)
Ethnic Groups Worldwide: A Ready Reference Handbook. Reference GN 325 .L 46 1998.
Ethnic Relations: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. Reference GN 307 .E 64 E 8 1994
The Ethnopolitical Encyclopedia of Europe. Reference GN 492 .E 86 2004.
The Folklore of World Holidays. Reference GT 3930 .F 65 1991
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America. Reference E 184 .A 1 G 14 2000.
Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Issues: An Encyclopedia. Reference GF 50 .J 65 2003
Latino America: A State - by - State Encyclopedia. Reference E 184 .S 75 L 35555 2008
Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey. Reference DS 35.625 .A 1 M 87 1984
Native Americans: An Encyclopedia of History, Cutlures and Peoples. Reference E 77 .P 89 1998
Peoples of the World: The Culture, Geographical Setting and Historical Background series:
Africans South of the Sahara. Reference DT 352.42 .M 67 1991
Asians and Pacific Islanders. Reference GN 625 .M 67 1993
Eastern Europe and the Post-soviet Republics. Reference DJK 26 .M 67 1993
Middle East and North Africa. Reference DS 58 .M 67 1992
Western Europeans. Reference D 21.3 .M 67 1993
Traditional Festivals: A Multicultural Encyclopedia. Reference GT 3925 .R 69 2005
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life. 4 volumes. Reference GN 333. W67.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. 3 volumes. Reference BL 80.3 .W 67 2006
* 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.
* Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2008)
* Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries. Ref. CC 100 .E 54 2001.
Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology and Traditional Culture. Ref. F 1619 .S 38 2005
* 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.
* 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
* Archeology Technical Briefs. Technical reports from the U.S. National Park Service (NPS).
* ArchNet: WWW Virtual Library of Archaeology. University of Arizona.
* National Archaeological Database. U.S. National Park Service (NPS).
* Society for American Archaeology.
Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger of Disappearing. Reference G 1046 .E 3 A 85 2001.
The Color of Words: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Ethnic Bias in the U.S. Reerence. E 184 .A 1 H 466 1997.
Concise Encyclopedia of Lnaguage and Religion. Reference P 41 .C 65 2001.
A Dictionary of Made-up Languages : From Adûnaic to Elvish, Zaum to Klingon-- the Anwa (real) Origins of Invented Lexicons. Reference P 120 .I 53 R 64 2011
The Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics. Reference P 143 .T 727 2000.
Encyclopedia of the Languages of Europe. Reference P 380 .E 53 1998.
Facts about the World's Languages. Reference P 371 .F 33 2000.
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. 4 vols. Reference P 29 .I 58 2003.
Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech. By Edwar Sapir. A printed copy is also available in the Library's General Collection at call number P 105 .S 2 1949.
Language and Communication: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. Reference GN 307 .E 64 L 36 1998.
NTC's Dictionary of China's Cultural Code Words. General DS 721 .D 39 1996.
NTC's Dictionary of Japan's Cultural Code Words. General DS 821 .D 467 1994.
NTC's Dictionary of Mexican Cultural Code Words. General F 1210 .D 38 1996.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED). (for word histories)
Reference PE 1625 .O 87 1991
"Do You Speak American?" from PBS.
Sociolinguistics: A Complete Guide to Facts and Resources.