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Anthropology & Archaeology: Finding books and articles

A guide to basic information resources in Anthropology

InfoHawk+ Tutorials

Your friendly University of Iowa Librarians created these tutorials to help you learn how to use InfoHawk+ like a pro. If you have any questions, please ask a librarian.


The InfoHawk Catalog holds records for resources owned by or subscribed to by the University Libraries in print and electronic formats. The "Smart Search" option will widen the search area to include resources outside those held by the Libraries. Items not held can be requested through Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery services.

The Advanced Search option in InfoHawk allows fine tuning searches in several ways including publication date and recent acqusitions.

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 anthropology itself and cultural activities and concepts such as language, music, writing, religion.