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Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Annual Review of Anthropology Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews,1972-.
- Companion to the Anthropology of Politics
- Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change
Dictionary of Anthropology. (Ref 306.03 B238) Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.
Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology. (Ref 306.03 L578) 4 vols. New York: Henry Holt, 1996.
Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures. (Ref 362.103 Em12) 2 vols. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2004.
Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory. (Ref 573.2 T189a) New York: Garland, 1999.
Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. (Ref 306.03 B253) New York: Routledge, 1996.
- Encyclopedia of Anthropology
- Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
- Encyclopedia of World Cultures plus Supplement (2002)
Handbook of Ethnography. (Ref. 306.018 At56h)Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage , 2001
Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology. (Ref 614.1 B613) Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, 2009.
International Dictionary of Anthropologists. (Ref 306.0922 W736) New York: Garland, 1991.
Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent - A collection of digitized visual images and sounds of Africa from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's African Studies Program.
African Online Digital Library - Digital Library for Africa with exhibits, essays, interviews and research. Searchable.
American Folklife Center - From the Library of Congress, this site is meant to "preserve and present American life". Information can be searched by state. Includes bibliographical references.
American Museum of Natural History: Anthropology Division - Displays over 200,000 images from the museums collection.
California Academy of Sciences: Anthropology Department - The database collection is highly visual, with many images to enjoy. Find online exhibitions, publications, and more.
CSAC's Ethnographics Gallery - From the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing. From the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.
Ethnographic Resources related to Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, and the Humanities - From the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library - A directory of a wide assortment of Web sites, bibliographies, and discussion lists related to the Pacific Islands.
Public Anthropology - "...demonstrates the ability of anthropology and anthropologists to effectively address problems beyond the discipline..."
Survey of California and Other Indian Languages - From the University of California, Berkeley, Linguistics Department.
WWW Virtual Library -- Museums - Search by country for links to different museums.