This book is an introduction to library research in anthropology written primarily for the undergraduate student about to begin a research project. It contains a summary description of the type of resource being discussed and its potential use in a research project.
Table of Contents
Preface -- What Is Anthropology? -- Libraries as Sources of Anthropological Information -- Library Research in Anthropology -- Library Catalog -- Library Resources in Anthropology -- Published Catalogs of Specialized Libraries -- Guides to Archives and Manuscript Collections -- Guides to the Literature of Anthropology and Related Fields -- Subject Bibliographies -- Regional Bibliographies -- Dictionaries and Encyclopedias -- Handbooks -- Book Reviews and Yearbooks -- Indexes and Abstracts -- Journal Literature -- Biographical Information -- Directories of Organizations and Associations -- Government Documents -- Atlases and Maps -- Theses and Dissertations -- Online Databases -- Anthropological Films and Photography -- Human Relations Area Files -- Library of Congress Classification Scheme for Anthropology and Related Subjects -- Major Anthropology Collections in United States and Canadian Libraries -- Arrangement of the Outline of Cultural Materials -- Arrangement of the Outline of World Cultures