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Welcome to the Library Subject Guide for Social Anthropology!
This Subject Guide brings together important research resources for Anthropology. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.
Click on the tabs at the top to find more details about the various resources!
Sites is an online journal currently published by the Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand with assistance from the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Otago:
Sites: a Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Sites seeks multidisciplinary perspectives on the study of societies and cultures of the wider Pacific region. We welcome work from authors in the fields of anthropology, culture studies, indigenous studies, Maori studies, sociology, history, gender, linguistics, and ethnomusicology.
Humanities Drop-In Sessions!
Our Drop-In Sessions are paused until we move back into Level 1.
Please get in touch with Lisa if you need any assistance with research or referencing - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need help with finding information for your assignments or need help with Referencing, come along to our Humanities Drop-In Sessions!
Looking for Academic Literature?
Below are four good tools to search for academic literature on your topic. Explore the tabs along the top for even more options.
AnthNav is an online resource designed to help you get familiar with the field of social/cultural anthropology. On this site, we have curated a variety of links to multimedia resources (such as videos, or graphics), and laid them out in connection to key concepts and practices in social anthropology.
Feature Resource: Sage Research Methods
Sage Research Methods
A research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. The database links SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Includes access to Cases and Datasets.
Subject Librarian / Kaitiaki Pukapuka
, Anthropology (Biological)
, Gender Studies
, Geography (Human)
, Geography (Physical)
, Social Work
This page lists key databases and journals you can use for finding resources for your assignments. Use Keyword searches to find articles on your topic.
If you need help with using these resources please contact your Subject Librarian Lisa Chisholm.
Alternatively you can use the Self Help guide for tips on searching and evaluating
You can also look at the Ask Library FAQ's or use LibChat to ask library staff for help