Anthropology at the University of Virginia Library
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*Introduction. My role as Librarian for the Anthropology
department: maintain contact with the faculty, undergraduate and
graduate students, do training, make purchase requests, develop
bibliographies, and preform other related services.
TODAY: --Pointers to resources. Follow along on your own
terminal, except one database
--Encourage to ask questions as go along, or arise, even general
--email me, email@example.com
*Location in Alderman - Help and checkout, Reference,
Stacks (GN), Periodicals (microfiche, HRAF), Government Docs and Scholars Lab
*Print reference resources - encyclopedias, journals,
*The Library Catalog - VIRGO. (Bring up home page
--This is a gateway to more than just catalog, databases; Hours, Maps, Subject
Guides, Finding a book
--VIRGO catalog screen, Searching with and (get better results, other databases often use AND)
--Full record results
--Use GO BACK.
Quick Search - for phrase use quotes ""
--Saving/Email, choices of format, sort, save, print (Don't do it,
right now in class)
Advanced search - helps narrow down.
Look at bottom for
options and boxes to limit
[The Red Line] for Services (review account, pin changes, renew, etc) and Requests with choices for books, articles,
Purchase requests, ILL, etc.
- *VIRGO all databases and
--Note about Off grounds access: to make available from
home/off-grounds, need to set up proxy account (prompted once a
session, easy to do) or UVa Anywhere. See Note at Databases page
A. Anthropology Plus (WorldCat) Search, save, print, email
B. Other databases - "Go to
Academic Search Complete (Web),
American History and Life,
Bibliography of Asian Studies 1971+ (Web),
Bibliography of Native North Americans (Web),
Historical Abstracts [all the world but
North America since 1450],
Human Relations Area Files (Web),
Periodicals Contents Index (PCI) online,
WorldCat (verification for ILL).
OneSearch For Antrhopology, summary, etc.
*From the Library Home page and Databaeses
*Visit 3rd Floor
A. Periodicals room, newspapers, microfilms - readers and printing, and HRAF
B. Government Docs, such as Smithsonian
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