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Cultural Anthropology: Finding Articles

This guide provides resources for your cultural anthropological research



Literature Surveys

Key Anthropology Databases

Finding full text with Get it at Duke

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Review the slides above to learn how to:  

  • Look for a full text option in a database
  • Use  to find the full text of an article in the library

Find a Database

The library subscribes to hundreds of specialized databases on subject areas ranging from engineering to anthropology:

Remote (off campus) access to resources

You have two options to access Duke Libraries electronic resources from off campus:

1) EZProxy
When you click on a link to a database or e-journal, a new window will pop up.  Fill in your NetID and password to connect via the EZProxy. 

Note: Some resources exclusive to Law, Business, or Medical Center affiliates are not currently available via EZProxy.

2) VPN
Download and install the Duke Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Signing into the VPN: As of November 2010, it is necessary to select 'International Duke' as the 'Department' when you sign in to get access to online library resources through the VPN.

More information and detailed instructions here.


Anthropology Plus
Brings together, into one resource, Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK.