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A guide to library resources for research in Anthropology.

Anthropology Department

Blodgett Hall, 310
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Phone: ‚Äč845-437-5295
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Professional Organizations

American Anthropological Association (AAA): This is the premier professional organization for anthropologists in the United States. The AAA has a number of sections representing different disciplines and interests in the field. You can learn more about the field and have access to publications that might be useful to your research. The AAA publishes the journal American Anthropologist.

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA): This Society is the preeminent international professional organization in the field. SfAA also has numerous sections representing various areas and interests in the field.  It sponsors two important journals: Human Organization and Practicing Anthropology.

American Folklore Society (AFS): American professional organization with international membership serving the field of folklore studies. AFS publishes the Journal of American Folklore.

Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA): Formerly a section of the American Anthropological Association, the society publishes the important journal Cultural Anthropology.


This is the research guide for general research in Anthropology. Here you'll find the resources to help you get started with your research.



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