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Social Anthropology

Welcome to the Social Anthropology subject guide - your guide to using the library resources, services and facilities for your subject.

Library Services Update 2021-22

This Library Services page will be kept up to date with information about access to the library collections, online access to teaching resources and how to get further help.

Finding Library Resources - DiscoverEd

 
DiscoverEd

DiscoverEd is the library's discovery tool and library catalogue. Use it to search for books, journals, articles, databases, online access and much more. You can find a simple guide we've made for getting started with DiscoverEd here (Microsoft Sway).

Other useful help pages from our website include:

Don't forget that you can ask the Library Helpdesk staff for advice and assistance. 

Key databases for Social Anthropology

 

Main Library

The Main Library holds the majority of books for Social Anthropology. Most of these books are on the 2nd floor or in the HUB Collection on the ground floor.

Exam Papers

Exam Papers Online provides access to the collected degree examination papers of the University from 2004 onwards. They may be used by students as a study aid only.

SPS Librarian blog

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Resource lists and Subject guides

Resource List service logo. Teal background, white outline of a book which is lying open is shown. The word 'Resource lists' are written below, also in white.Resource Lists are online reading lists that can signpost you to key reading materials. Some of your courses may have a Resource List embedded in the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) but you can also access them directly. Full details are available on the Resource Lists: Information for Students webpage.


Subject Guides from other disciplines can be a useful source of ideas and information. Some focus on a topic such as newspapers as well as others that are more subject specific e.g. Business, Medicine economics etc. A full list of subject guides is available on the university website. You can also contact the Academic Support Librarian for different subject areas if you would like more support or to discuss the content of these guides.

Online learning

The Library provides access to many e-resources, but we also provide lots of other services and support for students on online learning programmes.