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Anthropology Research Guide: Quick Start!

Where We Stand

The Anthropology Library stands on the territory of xučyun (Huichin), the ancestral and unceded land of the Chochenyo speaking Ohlone people, the successors of the sovereign Verona Band of Alameda County. This land was and continues to be of great importance to the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe and other familial descendants of the Verona Band.

Each person using our library benefits from the occupation of this land, since the college's founding in 1868. We seek to make visible our relationship to Native peoples, their land, and their knowledge--and to recognize the Muwekma Ohlone people as members of our community today.


We are still available during the pandemic! Please check our remote services page, request ebookschat with a librarian, or email for more help. 

Ways to start anthropology research in the library

1. Find ebooks in our catalog by limiting to "Available Online." 

2. Find anthropology articles in Anthropology Plus and AnthroSource.

3. Find articles and book chapters in Web of Science and Scopus.

4. Search your topic + ethnographic or fieldwork in Google Scholar

5. Read older books online at HathiTrust (login and deselect 'full view only').

6. Email your librarian for help finding sources on your research topic!