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UC Berkeley’s library buildings are open. Here’s what you need to know.

Anthropology Research Guide: Quick Start!

Finding your way around the libraries

Even when the libraries are closed (at night or in relation to changing pandemic and wildfire issues) we are still available! 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 by searching for a topic and limiting to show only: "Available Online" and resource type: "Books" on the left.  

2. Find articles in Anthropology Plus and AnthroSource.

3. Find 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!