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With more than 20 titles published in print and online, AAA is the largest single publisher of anthropological journals.

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AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association that offers members and subscribing libraries full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline. AnthroSource is:

  • a digital searchable database containing past, present and future AAA publications,
  • more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs in a single place, and
  • 24/7 access to scientific research information across the field of anthropology.
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Anthropology News

Anthropology News (AN) is the official news source of AAA, and is published continually online at and bimonthly in print for AAA members. All members receive six issues a year as a benefit of membership.

PDF versions of the print issues and archived content from AN online can be accessed through AnthroSource. For library and agency subscriptions, click here.

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American Anthropologist

American Anthropologist is AAA's flagship journal, reaching well over 12,000 readers with each issue.

The September 2018 issue features ten research articles, a Vital Topics Forum on "Anthropology as Bearing Witness," a special World Anthropologies section on medical anthropology, seventeen book reviews, and more!


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Open Anthropology

Open Anthropology is the digital-only, public journal of the AAA.

Recent issues of Open Anthropology have explored:

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The comprehensive reference that helps you: 

  • Search for an anthropology program (BA/BS, MA/MS, PhD, and certificates)
  • Identify anthropological experts or future advisers by research interests
  • Locate museum and research collections 
  • Find field school, internship, and study abroad opportunities

The AnthroGuide also includes:

  • Statistical data on degrees awarded by anthropology programs
  • A list of recently awarded PhD dissertations and Masters theses

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