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Anthropology: Biological Anthropology

A guide to basic information resources in Anthropology

Some additional resources for biological anthropology:

Scopus is the largest database of abstracts and citations of peer-reviewed literature available, particularly in the health and life sciences.

In addition to the titles in the Social Sciences group, the Biomedical and Life Sciences of Annual Reviews  includes Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Genetics, Genomics and Human Genetics.

Very Short Introductions is a database of short introductory books by recognized scholars in their fields that provide a basic overview on such topics as human evolution, fossils, developmental biology, genes, and teeth,

Many recent titles relevant to biological anthropology are available online. An Advanced Search in InfoHawk with the subject keywords "human evolution" and "ebook" under format, retrieves 268 items.