Information Resources

General Resources

Narrowing Topics [html][powerpoint]

A short tutorial on strategies for narrowing your research topic.


An interactive, step-by-step guide through the research process. Includes the Assignment Calculator and citation builders.

Internet Resources for Writing

Research topics, news sources, organizations, online databases, search engines, grammar help, and more.

American Anthropological Association Style Guide

Guidelines from the AAA about writing in Anthropology. Ref GN11 .E63 2006

Online Resources

Hawaii Voyager Catalog Find materials in UH Libraries

ebrary Electronic book collection. Search full-text books. Login with your UH ID number.

NetLibrary Another Electronic book collection. Includes books from UH Press. Create an account on campus, then log on from anywhere.

Ebsco Journal Databases

Try the Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Academic Search Premier, and the Religion and Philosophy Collection to find and print journal and magazine articles. Login with your UH ID number.

Science Direct - Social Science
Search for articles in social science journals. Login with your UH ID number.
Science-only search engine.

Librarian's Index to the Internet

Annotated descriptions of librarian-selected quality information sources on the Internet. Browse through their subject tree, or search for sites related to your subject, such as linguistics, primates, or archaeology.

AnthroNet "Research Engine"

"Anthro.Net queries a database of over 40,000 pages from reviewed websites with anthropological content built by users' interests.... [including] Internet based journal articles, well developed topical sites and bibliographic references for anthropology, archaeology and the other social sciences

Anthropology Resources on the Internet

From the WWW Virtual Library, this well-maintained list links to news, research and education institutions, regional information, reference sources, journals, and more.

Applied Anthropology

A list of resources on a variety of topics, including visual anthropology, symbolic anthropology, and more.

Intute: Social Sciences Harvester

A search engine that searches a collection of websites likely to have social science information.

National Archaeological Databases from the US National Park Service

Search an "inventory of approximately 350,000 reports on archeological planning and investigation" and "maps showing national distributions of cultural and environmental resources across the U.S."

Updated 09/28/09 by Tara Severns