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Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what physical and electronic resources the Library has available. Enter your search below to get started!
Ethnographic Video Online This link opens in a new window
Alexander Street Anthropology brings together a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
LGBT Studies in Video This link opens in a new window
LGBT Studies provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.
World History in Video This link opens in a new window
World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century
To access the databases from off-campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on "What's my username or password?"
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
full-text, aggregated content covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference
Gale eBooks This link opens in a new window
A library of electronic reference books on many topics, including all areas of anthropology
ProQuest Ebook Central This link opens in a new window
Authoritative ebooks from a variety of publishers
Anthropology Call Numbers (Where are the anthropology books shelved?)
Most anthropology books are shelved in the GN call number area. However, due to the very broad nature of this field, some anthropology books may be shelved with other subjects. See below for most likely call numbers:
- Cultural anthropology: GN 301 to 674
- Customs: GT
- Physical anthropology: GN 49 to 298
- Evolution: QH 360
- Primates: QL 737.P9
- Linguistics: P
- History of Civilization: CB
- Archaeology (general): CC
- Prehistoric archaeology: GN 700 to 890
- Note: (Some books on the archaeology of a region are shelved with the history books on that region, such as Ancient Egypt: DT)
Books in MCC Library Collection
Articles in the books on the following list can provide concise overviews of anthropology topics and are often a good place to start your research. Some of these books are e-books (available online). Please speak to a librarian if you need assistance locating these books. We are here to help!
If the MCC Library does not have a book you need, you can request that it be borrowed from another library. To determine the book holdings of other libraries, use the WorldCat catalog: