Skip to main content
ProQuest LogoProQuest LibGuides homeProQuest LibGuides home

Anthropology Resource Library: Home

Anthropology Resource Library


Anthropology Resource Library provides comprehensive, multimedia resources for the study of anthropology, including the largest collection of ethnographic videos and previously unpublished archival field materials. Content is presented on a multimedia platform that reflects the integrated methods of field research, through linking and cross-searchability of text, audiovisual and archival primary sources.


Scholars will uncover:

• The largest collection of ethnographic video documentaries and primary footage—over 1,500 hours, with many rare and exclusive titles from independent production companies and researchers.

• 100,000+ pages of published monographs, from leading publishers such as Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press, and University of Hawai’i Press.

• More than 1000 hours of audio recordings including previously unpublished historic audio recordings

• Rare and previously unpublished field research from partners such as the Royal Anthropological Institute, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and university archives such as the London School of Economics and Vassar College.


This Package contains the following full collections:

Archival Resources


Field/Research Notes




Maps/ Graphs


Video Resources


Ethnographic Films


Select Feature Films

Previously Unpublished Fieldwork

Text Resources




Seminal Texts


Contemporary Studies

Archival Materials


These resources work together to support teaching and research by cohesively integrating all relevant materials from studies and re-studies and introducing students to longitudinal studies of the same place/ community over a century. 

Use Case Scenario

Example #3 for Malinowski

Use Case Scenario #1