Anthropological Index Online

Offering access to hundreds of journals from the British Museum’s Anthropology Library, this resource is an essential periodical index covering the fields of physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural ethnography and linguistics.  

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At a Glance

Subject Area: Humanities
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Content Includes

  • More than 500,000 records from nearly 700 journals
  • Coverage dating from 1957 to the present

Subjects Include

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Biological anthropology
  • Economics
  • Ethnology
  • Folklore
  • Human evolution
  • Linguistics
  • Material culture
  • Medicine
  • Museum studies
  • Primatology
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociological anthropology
  • Visual studies
  • Zooarchaeology

A Rich Resource of Worldly Information

Published by the Royal Anthropological Institute, Anthropological Index Online contains information from a broad geographical range, emphasizing the Commonwealth and Africa, and extending to Eastern Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific. Overall coverage extends to more than 1,700 ethnic and linguistic groups.


A Wide Range of Content in a Variety of Languages

Anthropological Index Online indexes journal articles, reviews, reports, obituaries and interviews. Content is presented in more than 40 languages, with many titles in original scripts translated into English. Additionally, the database is updated with new records every four months, adding to its already substantial collection.

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