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Native American Studies is an interdisciplinary study of American Indians (United States). This guide provides key resources for the study of American Indians.
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  • Abstracts in Anthropology
    Classified index and abstract of all four subfields of anthropology: cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and linguistics. Includes abstracts of site reports, analytical studies, and reports on field techniques and artifacts.
  • American Indian History Online
    This database provides access to more than 5,000 years of culture, history, and leaders. 320+ Native American groups are presented through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and charts, and
    photographs. Updated semiannually.
  • America: History & Life  
    America: History & Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database indexes 1,700 journals from 1964 to present and also includes citations and links to book and
  • Anthropology Plus
    A comprehensive, international index to the literature of anthropology and archaeology, Anthropology Plus combines two major indexes: Harvard University's Anthropological Literature database and the United Kingdom's Anthropological Index.
  • AnthroSource
    Electronic archive of journals published by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) through 2006, and access to current issues of 15 journals.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography  
    Contains full text essays outlining the lives and careers of American and British authors from all eras and genres and summarizing the critical response to their work. Includes lists of principal works by, and further readings about each author profiled.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    A full text database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages. Includes more than 100,000 articles in Spanish and over 400,000 in English.
    Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    Indexes over 3,800 journals and magazines covering all fields and topics, academic and popular, beginning as early as 1971.
  • PsycInfo  
    This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology.
  • Reader's Guide Abstracts
    Indexes and briefly summarizes articles from 240 popular periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health and nutrition, consumer affairs, etc
  • Readers Guide Retrospective [WilsonWeb]  
    Indexes articles from 240 periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, consumer affairs, etc. Covers earlier period not covered by other versions of Readers Guide

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American Indian Library Association

 The American Indian Library Association, an affiliate of the American Library Association, is a membership action group that addresses the library-related needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. AILA holds business meetings twice a year in conjunction with the American Library Association and publishes the American Indian Libraries Newsletter quarterly.

Native Health Database

"Bibliographic information and abstracts of over 5000 health-related articles and resource documents," from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center

American Native Press Archives

"... collecting and archiving the products of the Native press and materials related to Native press history, collecting and documenting the works of Native writers, and constructing bibliographic guides to Native writing and publishing

Alaska's Digital Archive
Alaska's Digital Archives presents a wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout the state.

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