EBSCO adds three new anthropology databases to EBSCOhost platform

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added three new anthropology databases to the EBSCOhost® platform, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. Formerly available via First Search from OCLC, the three databases: Anthropological Index™, Anthropological Literature™ and Anthropology Plus™, cover the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research.

Anthropological Index

Published by the Royal Anthropological Institute, Anthropological Index contains information from a broad geographical range, emphasizing the Commonwealth and Africa, and extending to Eastern Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific. The database indexes periodicals covering the fields of physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural ethnography and linguistics.

Anthropological Literature

Anthropological Literature is published by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University and indexes articles, reports, commentaries and obituaries found in nearly 700 journals and monographic series. Over 600,000 citations are included in this resource covering articles published from the early 19th century to the present, in more than 50 languages.Anthropological Literatureprovides comprehensive indexing for the fields of social and cultural anthropology, Old and New World archaeology, physical anthropology and anthropological aspects of related subjects, emphasizing Mesoamerican, Native American and Andean archaeology and ethnology.

Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is a compilation of Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature. This broad and rich resource provides extensive 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, interdisciplinary studies, etc.

More information about EBSCO’s anthropology resources is available online at: http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/subjects/category/anthropology.