Books / Book Reviews

A good source for finding book reviews, both historical and current. 

A useful tool for searching within books and seeing book previews. 

Contains information about the many different types of items held in the Harvard Library.

A large and multidisciplinary collection of e-books primarily focused on the humanities and social sciences.

Articles / Review Articles

A general-purpose database covering scholarly journals as well as more mainstream publications. 

Searches review articles, including the Annual Review of Anthropology.

Searches the major literature, including journals, in anthropology and related fields. 

Searches journals published by the American Anthropological Association.

Searches many different types of publications across a variety of disciplines. Learn how to connect Google Scholar to your library access. 

Searches books, journal articles, dissertations, and manuscripts. 

  • JSTOR (Harvard Key required) 

Searches many different types of publications across a variety of disciplines. 

Articles that are written and reviewed by scholars, which provide an overview of a topic and an annotated bibliography.

See all of the Harvard Library's databases. 

Site Reports / Data / Maps

  • HOLLIS  (some content free / open access) 

Contains information about the many different types of items held in the Harvard Library.

Harvard's open online repository for sharing, preserving, citing, exploring, and analyzing research data.

Offer Harvard affiliates support for and access to a number of mapping and geographic information systems tools, as well as cartographic design support.

A catalog and search tool for regional and local geographic data and georeferenced scanned paper maps.

Images

  • ARTstor (some content free / open access) 

Contains images from museums, libraries, and archives from all over the world. 

​​​A massive online platform that contains images from over 130 museums from around the world.

Includes content from archives, museums, libraries, and other collections throughout Harvard University.

Dissertations / Theses

  • DASH (free / open access) 

Harvard's central, open-access repository for research by Harvard community members. Contains Harvard anthropology dissertations from 2012-present and some undergraduate theses.

  • HOLLIS (some content free / open access) 

To find Anthro theses search for “Harvard University Department of Anthropology” as author. To find dissertations search for "Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences" as author with anthropology as a keyword.

Find dissertations and theses written by scholars from North American universities. Most post-1990 titles are available with full-text.