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Anthropology

Guide for CSUDH students for research in all fields of anthropology (archaeology, biological, cultural, and linguistic).

Recommended Databases for Articles on Anthropology

These databases are all subscription resources paid for by the library and your tuition. I'm recommending them as your librarian because they will work for most anthropology topics and assignments at CSUDH. Most academic research is only available through expensive subscriptions, however, that's changing with the open access movement. To learn more about open access publishing models and how can you find and support freely available research check out our Open Access guide.

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Finding Full-Text

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

If a book or article isn’t available through one of the library’s subscriptions, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan is a resource sharing service with libraries across the country that provides research materials at no cost to you. If you're requesting an article or book chapter, you'll receive a copy as a PDF. 

First, check to see if it's available in OneSearch or another library database. Look for the Find It @ CSUDH Lib button. 

Find it @ CSUDH Lib button.

If there is full text or physical copy available, use the link to request it through Interlibrary Loan, or sign in to your Interlibrary Loan account to submit a fill out a request form. 

Link in OneSearch with text, "Request from InterLibrary Loan" and new window icon.
You can also borrow books from other CSU campuses and have them delivered to the CSUDH Library. Look for the Request through CSU+ option in OneSearch