1 edition of HRAF collections, ethnography found in the catalog.
HRAF collections, ethnography
Manual for microform and CD-ROM versions of the Human Relations Area Files collections of ethnography.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Human Relations Area Files collections, ethnography|
|Genre||Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|Contributions||Human Relations Area Files, inc.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (loose-leaf) :|
eHRAF World Cultures (formerly HRAF Collection of Ethnography) is a full-text database of ethnographies of of the world's cultures. Materials are subject-indexed at the paragraph level to allow cross-referencing by subject and ethnic group, but the database also allows keyword searching. eHRAF is complemented by a microfiche collection that includes a . The Human Resources Area File, or HRAF, may be a useful research tool. The division on Mountain Whites breaks down 28 standard sources on Appalachia deemed ethnographic-like. The material is presented in subject-category extractions.
HRAF = Human Relations Area File. Contains ethnographic collections, organized by regions, subregions, and cultures, covering all aspects of cultural and social life, on hundreds of groups of people from around the world. Ethnographic Video Online. Vol 1. Digital ethnography defined Digital ethnography is defined as ‘any ethnography in which ‘data-gathering methods are mediated by computer-mediated communication or digital technologies’. It can comprise a number of different methods in which researchers can collect the behaviour data they need from participants – either in a mobile or.
Cultural Information for education and research. Cite. Copy and paste a formatted citation or use one of the links below to export the citation to your chosen bibliographic manager. The Human Relations Area Files at Yale University eHRAF World Cultures () and eHRAF Archaeology () are award-winning databases for cultural and.
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The mission of the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) is to promote understanding of cultural diversity and commonality in the past and present. To accomplish this mission, HRAF produces scholarly resources and infrastructure for research, teaching and learning, and supports and conducts original research on cross-cultural variation.
Untilthe HRAF Collection of Ethnography was produced and distributed as paper files: source materials were manually reproduced on 5″ x 8″ paper slips called File pages, and then indexed by subject OCM category and filed by culture.
The HRAF Collection of Ethnography (the pre-electronic precursor to eHRAF World Cultures) was originally distributed as paper files. From the early s untilmost members received their annual installments on microfiche. Sincethe annual installments have been in electronic form, first on CD-ROM and later online.
The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), located in cabinets on the B-level of Regenstein Library, are the product of an attempt to gather together a substantial portion of the world's ethnographic literature and to index it in order to Author: Laura Ring.
The Search Interface of the HRAF Electronic Collections on the Web. The Collection of Ethnography and Collection of Archaeology on the Web include different search options such as basic, proximity, Boolean, subject searches, and others to search a particular topic on a culture. Each culture file and archaeological tradition contains a brief.
The HRAF Collection of Ethnography, which was first built on paper in (converted to microfiche in the late s), currently contains nearly one million pages of information on more than cultures of the world, past and present.
eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.
Description: The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology is modeled after the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography. It provides researchers and students access to archaeological materials for comparative studies within and across regions.
The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) are a compilation, indexing, and distribution of a collection of ethnographic and other texts that are indexed by culture and subject, from member institutions located in over 30 nations. HRAF indexes the information in its collection of ethnography by culture and subject.
Many of these book-length bibliographies of ethnographic research were compiled to assist the creation of eHRAF / HRAF collections. They were produced during the s-early s, so they are great for identifying older ethnographies for.
A Case Study of the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography Database in the Middle East Article in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 26(3) September with. The entire HRAF Collection of Ethnography—an on-going project compiled over more than half a century—is an unparalleled source of information on world cultures.
It currently contains overoriginal pages of robustly indexed information on cultural, ethnic, religious, and national groups. Abstract Sincethe Human Relations Area Files, Inc. has produced what is currently known as the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography. This article explores the reasons why it was created and describes the structure of this complex collection of ethnographic works.
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Find items in libraries near you. This report provides information that allows researchers to match cases (societies) in the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) collections with the Standard.
From tothe HRAF Collection of Ethnography was produced and distributed as paper files: source materials were manually reproduced on 5″ x 8″ paper slips called File pages, and then indexed by subject (OCM) category and filed by culture.
HRAF (Human Relations Area File) is a collection of descriptive ethnographic research data which is located both electronically - through the Library's online databases (), and in microfiche - a much more comprehensive collection - at the Reference contains descriptive data on more than groups of people from around the world.
The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) are the product of an attempt to gather together a substantial portion of the world's ethnographic literature and to index it in order to facilitate the comparison of traits across cultures.
The mechanical cross-cultural comparison that HRAF was designed to expedite is not very fashionable in anthropology. A systematically organized collection of thousands of books and articles on cultures from all regions of the world; provides information on particular cultures, ethnic groups, or immigrant groups, their beliefs and superstitions, or subjects such as political structure, architecture, kinship units, or settlement patterns.
The Human Relations Area File (HRAF) Collection of Ethnography covers information on all aspects of social and cultural life from selected cultures around the world. Note: Cultures not treated on the Web may be found in the HRAF fiche collection in the microforms room of the University Library.
Without ethnography, cross-cultural comparison would not be possible. But without cross-cultural comparison, we would know nothing of what may be universal or variable across human cultures, or why variation exists.
Cross-Cultural Research Methods is an introductory teaching tool that shows students and potential researchers how to describe. This is a multi-volume set of translations undertaken by the 14th Naval District Intelligence Office of the United States, based in Pearl Harbor, every volume was translated, and of those that were, the translations are almost exclusively limited to the physical description of the islands and include very select samples of the maps, images and illustrations included in the .Sincethe Human Relations Area Files, Inc.
has produced what is currently known as the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography. This article explores the reasons why it was created and describes the structure of this complex collection of ethnographic works. Over time, this resource has been produced in four different formats: paper slips, microfiche, CD-ROM, and online.