The purpose of the anthropology collection is to support the research interests and instructional activities of faculty and students in the Department of Anthropology at UCSD. One strength of the collection is cultural and social anthropology, with a particular emphasis on psychological anthropology. In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on collecting materials to support research and instruction in anthropological archaeology, and biological anthropology.
Note: Under the Library of Congress classification system (used at UCSD), anthropology materials are scattered across a many different call numbers. The information below is meant to convey only a general idea of where the bulk of the collection will be found. For specific call numbers, please check the online catalogs (Roger and/or Melvyl).
QH & QL (selected numbers) Human evolution. Primatology.
19th century-present. Indexes articles from over 2500 scholarly journals, plus book chapters. Includes anthropology, archaeology, and related fields.
Subject Librarian/Liaison: Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics, Melanesian Studies
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