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This guide is intended to serve anthropology students - grad students, majors, minors, and those taking gen ed classes - in helping to locate important library resources.

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This page contains a list of the top-ranked Anthropology journals, as well as a list of databases. If you're looking for databases, don't forget about the Best Bets box on the Getting Started page.

Anthropology Journals

The following journals are ranked by h5-index, the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2010-2014 have at least h citations each. (Google Scholar metrics uses h5-index.)

You can also search the Social Sciences journals by Subject Heading using the link below, or look up a particular journal title to see if UNLV has access to it.

Anthropology & Related Databases

These databases contain journal articles and other research materials about anthropology. For more Anthropology & related databases, see Best Bets.

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