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Anthropology: Primary Sources & Digital Collections

A guide to print and online resources in anthropology

Primary sources and secondary sources.


Multimedia Collections

Search Scholar OneSearch for audio and video in the library's collections.


music notes Media Collections at the University Libraries

Media That Matters Film Festival

NJVID, or New Jersey State of the Art Video Access is a statewide video portal & repository that provides a common online platform for presentation, storage and archiving of digital works. provides documentaries, ranging from "Super Size Me" to "Female Suicide Bombers."

Examples of Digital Collections

  • Africa and African Diaspora at The Fowler Museum, UCLA  
    Art and artifacts from many African nations, along with arts of the African Americas, notably arts of Haitian Vodou, Brazil and Suriname Select the Past Exhibitions link to see examples of African artifacts.

  • AgEcon Search is a free-to-user repository with full text of grey literature and small press journals related to agricultural and applied economics. Subject categories include: agricultural and food policy, food security and poverty, international development, risk and uncertainty.

  • American Folklife Center is a gateway to selected portions of the Library of Congress online collections.

  • American Museum of Natural History links to Current, Past, and Permanent Exhibits ranging from exhibitions on Climate Change, Darwin and the influence of horses on civilization.

  • World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT), is a specialized agency of the United Nations, and serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues, especially regarding developing nations.

Image Collections

ArtSTOR is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, photography, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images. Specialized subject collections include Anthropology