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Social and Cultural Anthropology: Getting started

A guide to resources for anthropologists at Oxford.

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Remote Access

There are three methods of accessing subscription resources off campus:
  • Single Sign On. Sign on to SOLO, OxLIP+ or your University email, and your browser retains the sign on. This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus.
  • VPN (Virtual Private Network). Register with OU IT Service to log on to the network via VPN. Once logged on you can access all e-resources as if you were on campus.
  • Departmental Server. Members of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology can use all e-resources via the terminal server.
For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.

Social and Cultural Anthropology LibGuide

This page gives you links to key resources and information about new publications. The tabs below lead to more in-depth information about:

Articles & papers

New Articles

E-Books and reference

Theses & dissertations

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For researchers


If you wish to ask a question or seek more help then please contact the Tylor Library, or for subject enquiries the Subject Consultant.

New Books

Campbell, E., Lassiter, L. E. (2015). Doing ethnography today : theories, methods, exercises. 

Konopinski, N. (2014). Doing anthropological research : a practical guide. 

Nonini, D. M. (2014). A companion to urban anthropology

 Schneider, A., Pasqualino, C. (2014). Experimental film and anthropology.


LeCompte, M.D., Schensul, J. J. (2014). Ethics in ethnography : a mixed methods approach.

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