Resource of the Month
Each month WSU Libraries' Department of Collection Development features
a "Resource of the Month" designed to highlight some of the library's new, interesting,
under-used, large, unique, or otherwise noteworthy collections and
resources. You can learn more about the "Resource of the Month" on
this website, from the display in the reference area, by attending a
workshop (if available), or by contacting the Reference Desk at
If you are
interested in learning more about a previous "Resource of the Month,"
Anthropology Plus is an index
of bibliographic materials combining Anthropological Literature from
Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological
Institute, from the UK. It provides worldwide indexing of journal
articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the
fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic
anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and
interdisciplinary studies. Coverage is from the late 19th century
to the present of all core periodicals in the field, in addition to
lesser-known journals. Anthropology Plus is distributed by RLG, a
not-for-profit organization of libraries, archives, and museums.
Anthropology Plus Workshops in Room 217
||11:30 a.m. -
||5:00 p.m. -
The workshops are free. For more
information or to register, contact Cathy Moore-Jansen at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-5080.
How Do I
Access Anthropology Plus?
There is a
link on the WSU Libraries' website under Electronic Resources /
Electronic Databases. You have the option of looking for it under
the subject links or the alphabetic links (http://library.wichita.edu/colldev/electrondatabase.htm).
If you are accessing
from off-campus you will be prompted to
enter your myWSU ID number and password for authentication
I Use Anthropology Plus?
It combines into one resource the two
most highly noted and respected subject-specific indexes in the
field--Anthropological Literature from Harvard University's Tozzer
Library and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute, from
the UK. Worldwide indexing of all core periodicals in addition to
lesser-known journals, from the late 19th century to the present.
Cites journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and
This database indexes the fields of
both cultural and physical anthropology and is a key component of
research in all anthropology, archaeology, and related disciplines.
In addition, Anthropology Plus reaches beyond the boundaries of
traditional cultural and physical anthropology studies to include
publications that represent the broader scope of the study of humankind.
Its comparative approach to understanding humanity is interdisciplinary
by nature. Researchers will find relevant materials within this
database to support coursework and research in ethnic studies, art
history, history of religion, sociology, international and area studies,
Covering social, cultural, physical,
biological and linguistic anthropology--plus ethnology, archaeology,
folklore, and material culture--this database meets the needs of
wide-ranging scholarly investigations. Subject strengths:
applied anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural and
social anthropology, demography, ethnography, ethnohistory,
ethnomusicology, folklore, human ecology, linguistics, material culture,
medical anthropology, museum studies, physical anthropology, political
and legal anthropology, primatology, sociology, visual anthropology, and
of Anthropology Plus
Basic and advanced searching
Ability to export citations to EndNote
Ability to email citations
Searches can be saved
Command line searching available
Anthropology Plus User's Guide:
Sample Searches Illustrated Walk-Through:
For assistance with Anthropology Plus, contact Wichita State University Libraries'
Research Services Desk at 978-3584.
Information for this page was provided by the Anthropology Plus
Promotional Toolkit (http://www.rlg.org/en/page.php?Page_ID=19361).