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Anthropology-related Databases

Don't miss our list of anthropology databases here or have a look at a few I've highlighted below:

  • Anthropology Plus
  • AnthroSource: Click here for access. 
  • Alexander Street Press' Anthropology collection includes the following four databases that can be searched separately or simultaneously:

Search specific journals

If you prefer to search one specific journal at a time, you can do a title search here (click the "Journals" button first).

Here are some suggested Anthropology-based journals to try:

  • American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1918-present)
  • Annual Review of Anthropology (1972-present)
  • Anthropology Now (2011-present)
  • Cultural Anthropology (1986-present). 
  • Evolutionary anthropology (1996-present)
  • Human Ecology (1972-present) is published by the Anthropology Department here at Hunter.
  • Journal of Human Evolution (1995-present). As of August 2017, this is considered the anthropology journal with the "highest impact factor." See box below entitled "Top Anthropology Journals" for more information.
  • Journal of linguistic anthropology (1997-present)

Top Anthropology Journals

Wondering what the "highest impact" journals are, at least according to Google Scholar? See a list here of the top twenty Anthropology-related professional journals.  For more information about how Google defines "high impact", see here. Below is a list of the top three (as of August 2018):

  1. Journal of Human Evolution
  2. Current Anthropology
  3. American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Alternatively, the top American journals in Anthropology are also listed according to Scopus' Scimago rankings