General AnthroSource Information
- What is AnthroSource?
AnthroSource is the premier online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. An online service of AAA, AnthroSource offers members access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.
- I hear AnthroSource 2.0 is on the horizon. What is AnthroSource 2.0?
On July 22nd, AnthroSource will be launched with improved design and new functionality. Read an article
on the new AnthroSource 2.0 written by Wiley Associate Editor, Mike O'Riordan.
- How soon will the latest issues be posted on AnthroSource?
In most cases issues become available on AnthroSource just prior to the completion of the printed version.
- Will I have access to AnthroSource when I'm away from home or my institution doing fieldwork?
YES! As a AAA member you have full access to AnthroSource wherever you can connect to the Internet.
- If my library doesn't have a subscription and I'm not a AAA member, can I get into AnthroSource?
You can either become a member of AAA by clicking here
for more information.
Recommend AnthroSource to a librarian by clicking here
- If I am a non-AAA member surfing the web, can I access AnthroSource content?
Yes, for non-members AnthroSource content can be accessed on a pay-per-view basis via ReadCube. Wiley Online Library, in conjunction with ReadCube, provides flexible, attractively priced options to access individual journal articles through either permanent access in the Cloud, 48-hour online rental or as a standard PDF download. For more information on access options and pricing, please visit this page
If you would like to purchase online access, please visit the article on AnthroSource on this page
or contact a Wiley-Blackwell customer service representative at AnthroSource@wiley.com
- How is my AnthroSource member benefit different from my library's subscription to AnthroSource?
AAA members have full-text access to all AnthroSource content as a benefit of membership. Institutional AnthroSource subscribers have access to all content with the exception of the most recent 10 years of Anthropology News. The offer of current Anthropology News content online is exclusive to AAA members.
- I already use JSTOR for some of the AAA journals, what is different about AnthroSource?
There are 5 important differences:
- The most recent seven years of AAA's journals are not available through JSTOR. The complete run of AAA journals will be available through AnthroSource, however.
- AnthroSource provides reference links to all materials referenced in the articles that are also available on the web. JSTOR does not have this capacity.
- AnthroSource content is CrossRef indexed and constantly refreshed.
- All material in AnthroSource is indexed through Google, whereas JSTOR content is not.
- JSTOR includes only six AAA publications; whereas AnthroSource includes all 32 of AAA's periodical publications.
Accessing and Using AnthroSource
- How do I get my log-in credentials?
By default, when new members join AAA login credentials are as follows:
Username: email address that you provide upon joining
Password: your last name
For example, Joe/Jane Anybody joins AAA and submits their email address as email@example.com. This means that Joe/Jane would login using:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- How do I access AnthroSource?
AnthroSource is a benefit of AAA membership and can be accessed using the following method:
- From the AAA website toolbar (at the very top of the screen), click the red "Member/AnthroSource Login" link
- Enter username and password
- Click the "Use It Now" link access AnthroSource
- How can I access AnthroSource from my university or college library?
There are two ways to do this:
- If your library provides internet access, you can login as a AAA member
- If your library subscribes to AnthroSource, you can access it using their subscription.
- Are you having difficulty accessing AnthroSource content after logging in successfully at the AAA website?
We recommend that you delete the cookies from your computer and try logging-in again.
If using Internet Explorer please click on the "Tools" drop-down menu and select "Internet Options." Under the "General" tab and the section "Browsing history" please click on "Delete..." after the "Delete temporary files, history, cookies, saved passwords and web form information."
Please click here
to view information on how to delete cookies from other browsers.
If you encounter problems while using a Mac, this document
- Can AnthroSource be accessed using a PC and a MAC?
Yes. When accessing AnthroSource using a PC we recommend using the Internet Explorer browser. When accessing AnthroSource using a MAC we recommend using FireFox.
If you encounter problems while using a Mac, this document
- Can I print or download from AnthroSource?
Yes. As a AAA member you can download and save to your computer and/or print full-text articles, abstracts, tables-of-contents, and from AnthroSource.
- Can I use citation manager software with AnthroSource?
AnthroSource supports EndNote and ProCite, but not RefWorks.
- Can I search AnthroSource using Google?
Articles will be indexed so that a Google search can find them in AnthroSource via keyword, abstract, author, title, publication, or abstract.
- Are you a librarian and interested in subscribing to AnthroSource?
- Would you like to set up a trial AnthroSource subscription for your library/institution?
Send your request to Wiley-Blackwell at email@example.com
- IP address/range
- Library/institution name
- Primary contact (name and email or phone)
- Are you a librarian and need to obtain AnthroSource usage statistics?
- Are AnthroSource subscribers still validated by IP address/range? How do I update my library/institution's IP address?
Yes, AnthroSource subscribers are validated for access according to IP address/range.
To update your library/institution's IP address for AnthroSource access, please contact Wiley-Blackwell at firstname.lastname@example.org
- What archival rights are included with a subscription to AnthroSource?
When a library or institution subscribes to AnthroSource they receive full online access to all AnthroSource content, with the exception of the most recent 10 years of Anthropology News. When the subscription ends, the library or institution retains access to the content published within the subscription period.
- Why is the online access to the most recent 10 years on Anthropology News content restricted?
Anthropology News is one of AAA's central benefits of membership. Since AnthroSource launched in 2005, Anthropology News has been included in the subscription package offered to institutions with 10 year embargoed access. This means the subscribing institutions have online access to all Anthropology News content with the exception of the most recent 10 years. This is intended to guard the exclusive offer of Anthropology News to AAA members.
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