The library has a vast collection of print and electronic titles in Anthropology and related subjects. Using Library Search to search by title, author and/or keywords is the best way to find out what we have. Books are arranged on the shelves using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. You will need to note down the number and accompanying letters for each book listed on Library Search to find the item on the shelves.
e.g. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea by Annette Weiner is available at 301.22953 WEI.
If the book you are looking for is not available in the library at Goldsmiths, expand your search to include Senate House books by checking the box which says 'include other libraries'. All Goldsmiths students can borrow books from Senate House library after completing a short online registration form. To register for Senate House library follow the instructions here.
See below for a list of some of the key classmarks for Anthropology:
|First Floor||303.482||Contact between cultures|
|301||Sociology and anthropology||305.3||Men and women; gender identity|
|301.201||Anthropological and cultural theory||305.80072||Ethnographic research|
|301.2072||Research methods on Anthropology||305.90691||Migration|
|301.209||History of Anthropology||306.6||Sociology of religion|
|301.2092||Works by/about specific anthropologists, e.g. Malinowski, Mead||307.76||Cities; urban anthropology|
|301.224||Anthropology in Europe||323||Human rights|
|301.225||Anthropology in Asia||325.3||Postcolonial theory|
|301.226||Anthropology in Africa||331.4||Labour|
|301.227||Anthropology in North America||700||Art|
|301.22729||Anthropology in the Caribbean||Second Floor|
|301.228||Anthropology in Latin America||709.011||Anthropology in art|
|301.229||Anthropology in Australasia and the Pacific||780.01||Ethnomusicology|
|302||Social interaction||791.437514||Ethnographic film|
Library Search will return results for both print and electronic books. When a book is electronic you will see a link for online access. You can also visit our eBook platforms directly, via the links below, to browse through our eBook collections.