In this guide you will find in-depth information about the Library collections which will support you in your studies or research of Anthropology and Sociology, as well as links to freely available web-sites which are recommended by your Subject Librarian.
Use the links on the left of the page to find information by category and on the right for related information.
If you would like more information, either on the collections or information within this guide please contact the Subject Librarian for Anthropology and Sociology.
SOAS students and staff may attend Library training sessions or arrange an individual training session with the Subject Librarian. For more details, contact your Subject Librarian or see Training & Events page.
The Library develops and maintains significant collections on [social and cultural] anthropology and sociology relating to the countries of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The material is in European, Asian and African languages. Material on anthropology and sociology of areas outside Asia and Africa and general works are acquired where they are needed to support teaching or specific research. The collection contains works on history, theory and practice of anthropology and sociology, alongside specific works on the anthropology and sociology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The Archives and Special Collections at SOAS Library is located on Level F and holds important collections of archives, manuscripts and other primary source materials relating to Anthropology.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0207 898 4180
Below are some of those collections, you can see the whole list on this leaflet: Archival Sources for Anthropology [PDF; 941kb]