The eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology databases are powerful research and teaching tools. To better understand what eHRAF is and how it is used, we provide several different guides and support options.
The Practical Guide to Using eHRAF
This guide highlights the Browse Cultures and Advanced Search sections of eHRAF and provides useful search tips.
eHRAF Search Examples and Methodology
Step-by-step instructions for building an Advanced Search with the Add Cultures/Subjects function, and keywords.
These short video tutorials take you through basic and advanced searching in eHRAF.
Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research
This brief guide takes you through the basic steps of a cross-cultural study using the HRAF Collection of Ethnography– on paper, fiche, or online.
Support, Services, and Webinars
HRAF prides itself in providing personalized support for its users and member institutions including: informative webinars for librarians, brainstorming sessions for faculty, research help for students, and customized webinars for student classes.
Topics and Cultures in eHRAF: This printable PDF document serves as handy reference and overview of all the topics on cultural and social life, and all cultures, past and present, currently covered in HRAF’s cross-cultural online databases. Last update: April 5, 2014. Please check for regular updates.