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Anthropology: Research Help

Guide to selected print and electronic anthropology information sources available to SUU students, faculty and staff. For more information or help, contact the Department Librarian below or Library Reference at 865-8040.


Welcome to the Anthropology Research Guide!

This guide is to help you get a jumpstart on Anthropology Research by giving an overview of what Anthropology Resources are available in the library, along with some quick tips on how to find and use them.

Library Resources for Anthropology


Sherratt Library provides access to a number of databases on a wide range of subjects. Below is a list of databases with content related to Anthropology:

Journals and Periodicals

Although many of the journals we have in Sherratt Library are available in electronic form, there are times when a print copy is the way to go. Below is a list of journals we have in print and electronic formats. (Note: Print copies of journals are housed on the first floor of Sherratt Library, organized alphabetically by title.)

Books and Ebooks

Here at Sherratt Library, we use the Library of Congress classification system (call numbers) to organize most of our items, including print books and e-books. Below is a general list of call numbers that relate to Anthropology (they can help you find items faster).

CC 1-960 Archaeology

  CC 72-81 Philosophy. Theory
  CC 73-81 Methodology
  CC 83-97 Study and teaching. Research
  CC 135-137 Preservation, restoration, and conservation of antiquities.Antiquities and state
  CC 140 Forgeries of antiquities
  CC 200-260 Bells. Campanology. Cowbells
  CC 300-350 Crosses
  CC 600-605 Boundary stones
  CC 700-705 Stone heaps, cairns, etc., of unknown purpose
  CC 710 Hill figures
  CC 960 Lanterns of the dead

GN 1-890:  Anthropology

  GN 49-298 Physical anthropology
  GN 301-674 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology
  GN 406-517 Cultural traits, customs, and institutions
  GN 451-477.7 Intellectual life. Including communication, recreation, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc.
  GN 478-491.7 Social organization
  GN 492-495.2 Political organization. Political anthropology
  GN 502-517 Psychological anthropology 
  GN 537-674 Ethnic groups and races
  GN 700-890 Prehistoric archeology 

Librarian for Anthropology

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Richard Saunders
Office hours:
Sherratt Library 303f

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