Top 5 Biological Anthropology Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Anthropology Plus [UCSD Only]
Essential resource for finding journal articles on any aspect of anthropology. Indexes over 2500 anthropology journals from the 1890s to the present. Links to journals held at UCSD. [Full Description]

Top database for all aspects of primatology, indexing articles, books, and more, published 1940 to present. Easy to use. Recommended starting place if your topic involves primates’ behavior, biology, ecology, etc. [Full Description]

PubMed (Medline)
Indispensable journal article database for human topics with a medical or biological aspect. Also helpful for animal-related topics. [Full Description]

Zoological Record [UCSD Only]
Major journal article indexing database for zoology. Good to search in addition to PrimateLit (above) for primatology. [Full Description]

Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory PRINT ONLY [UCSD Only]
Location: SSH Library Reference Stacks, Call number GN281.E53 2000
1200 articles written by top scholars in the field, on human evolution, physical anthropology, fossil human sites and finds, theory, and more. Entries also include recommendations for further reading. A good starting place for finding background information, likely topics for papers, and explanations of terminology.

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