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ANT101 Anthropology | Course Guide : Web Resources

Library materials and useful resources for students at ANT101 Anthropology compiled by Alfaisal University librarians

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Anthropology Resources on the Internet

Anthropologists

Archaeology Resources

Biological/Physical Anthropology

Ethnography

General Resources

Listservs and Discussion Groups

Online Journals and Libraries

Museums

News and Media

Organizations and Institutes

Visual Anthropology

Recommended web sites

  • American Anthropological Association. List of Anthropology Resources on the Internet.This resource area is meant to be used as a tool for finding information on anthropology that is available on the web. Please note other Resource links to on the left hand site and look at the Careers Development pages for information on funding opportunities.”
  • American FolkLife Center. Folklife Sourcebook  A database of ethnographic resources of all types in the US and around the world.  Provides annotated entries for identifying archives, museums, and libraries; directories and web resources; grant giving organizations; higher education programs; public sector organizations; publishers and dealers of books and recordings; research groups; and societies.
  •  Center for Ethnography  In association with the University of California, Irvine, the Center for Ethnography focuses on developing "sustained theoretical and methodological conversations about ethnographic research practices." Established in 2006, the Center supports innovative collaborative ethnographic research as well as research on the theoretical and methodological rethinking of ethnography for contemporary cultural, social and technological transformations." Contains event dates, project themes, and reports.
  • Handbook on ethical issues in anthropology, edited by Joan Cassell and Sue-Ellen Jacobs  This book was originally published in the American Anthropological Association's Special Publications series. Its six chapters deal with a range of topics relating to the ethical aspects of anthropological practice, such as 'how to hold a workshop on ethical problems in fieldwork'. It is edited and mainly written by Joan Cassell and Sue-Ellen Jacobs.
  • Internet Scout Project. Scout Report Archive: Anthropology "A searchable archive of the best of the net's resources from the Scout Report, the Scout Report for Science & Engineering, the Scout Report for Social Sciences & Humanities, and the Scout Report for Business & Economics.  Resources are cataloged and browseable by Library of Congress Subject Headings."
  • Intute – Anthropology Browse a variety of the best web sites for study and research in anthropology. Note: Intute closed in July 2011.  No new resources are being added to the site.
  • Library of Congress. American Folklife Center. Folklife Sourcebook A database of ethnographic resources of all types in the US and around the world.  Provides annotated entries for identifying archives, museums, and libraries; directories and web resources; grant giving organizations; higher education programs; public sector organizations; publishers and dealers of books and recordings; research groups; and societies.
  • Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology (the study of humankind) in its broadest and most inclusive sense.

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