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An overview of scholarly resources in Anthropology

Getting Started

Welcome to the Anthropology Guide

The University of Chicago Library holds what is probably one of North America's best university anthropology collections. All fields of anthropology and all regions of the world are represented. Areas of particular regional strength include but are not limited to South Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.


Featured Acquisition

Subject Specialist

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Laura Ring
She, her, hers
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 564


Useful Information

Find It!
When searching databases, the Find It button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send an interlibrary loan order..

Proxy It!
Get access to library resources from off campus with ⇒ ProxyIt! ⇐. For Chrome, Firefox or Safari, drag the link to your bookmarks tool bar. For Internet Explorer, right-click on the link and select "Add to Favorites...".

Purchase Request
The Library welcomes suggestions for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs. Use this form to submit a request.  It will be routed to the appropriate subject specialist for consideration.