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New anthropology databases now available via EBSCOhost

Press Release: EBSCO Information Services [September 6, 2012]

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Abstract: September 6, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added three new anthropology databases to the EBSCOhost® platform, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. Formerly available via First Search from OCLC, the three databases: Anthropological Index™, Anthropological Literature™ and Anthropology Plus™, cover the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research.


IPSWICH, Mass. — September 6, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added three new anthropology databases to the EBSCOhost platform, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. Formerly available via First Search from OCLC, the three databases: Anthropological Index, Anthropological Literature and Anthropology Plus, cover the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research.

Anthropological Index

Published by the Royal Anthropological Institute, Anthropological Index contains information from a broad geographical range, emphasizing the Commonwealth and Africa, and extending to Eastern Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific. The database indexes periodicals covering the fields of physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural ethnography and linguistics.

Anthropological Literature

Anthropological Literature is published by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University and indexes articles, reports, commentaries and obituaries found in nearly 700 journals and monographic series. Over 600,000 citations are included in this resource covering articles published from the early 19th century to the present, in more than 50 languages. Anthropological Literature provides comprehensive indexing for the fields of social and cultural anthropology, Old and New World archaeology, physical anthropology and anthropological aspects of related subjects, emphasizing Mesoamerican, Native American and Andean archaeology and ethnology.

Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is a compilation of Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature. This broad and rich resource provides extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, interdisciplinary studies, etc.

More information about EBSCO's anthropology resources is available online at: http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/subjects/category/anthropology.

About EBSCO Publishing

EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and nearly 300,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 6, 2012
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
Record Number:17196
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Date Created:2012-09-07 15:03:49