Biological Anthropology

An introduction to the best databases, journals, books and websites in biological/physical anthropology.

Articles in Biological Anthropology & Medical Databases

Articles from Cross Disciplinary Sources

Video Tutorials and Other Guides

Differences Between a Magazine and a Scholarly Journal

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This flash video describes the basic differences between academic journals and magazines.

Explanation of Find It!

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Learn how to use the Find it! button in databases to locate full-text articles online or in print.

Getting Started with Anthropological Literature

Web of Science - Search Tips from Thomson Reuters, the publishers of Web of Science

How to read a scientific paper-- a tutorial from Purdue University