Archaeology Reference Library
Contact the Archaeology Technologist for more information
Audiovisual (VHS, DVD, 16mm)
Contact the Faculty Service Officer
for more information
Biological Anthropology Reference Library
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The online portal to the University of Alberta's Libraries
Anthropology Library Guide
A guide to the key anthropology resources
available from the library, including database and journal subscriptions, reference works, new acquisitions, and tips on using the library catalogue. This guide is maintained and updated regularly by the Liaison Librarian
for the Department of Anthropology, who is able to provide reference and instruction services to students and faculty in the department.
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library
The Bruce Peel Special Collections Library
is located in the lower level of the Rutherford South. It houses over 100,000 rare and unusual volumes. Among many specialties, It includes the Gregory Javitch Collection
on North and South American aboriginal peoples, offering perspectives on their legends, ceremonial dances, music, and daily lives.
Bryan-Gruhn Library collection
The Bryan/Gruhn Anthropology Library is a very large collection of books and journals in general anthropology (including archaeology, physical anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology) and related disciplines (paleoenvironmental studies, sociology, history, and travel). Prominent collections include publications on the archaeology and ethnology of North America, Mesoamerica, and South America. There are also sections on Aboriginal Australian ethnology and European prehistory. Search the Library's Bryan-Gruhn materials
Canadian Circumpolar Collection
The Canadian Circumpolar Collection
is a world-class specialized and distinct reference centre for materials on Northern Canada and an outstanding collection for circumpolar research. The boundaries of the collection are geographic with an emphasis on the North American arctic and sub-arctic regions. It is a multidisciplinary collection of materials. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, peoples of the north, health, education, religion, government, land claims, land use, environmental concerns, mining, and engineering.