ANTH 490: Common(s) Sense: An Anthropological Investigation of the Commons

The Digital Library of the Commons

The Digital Library of the Commons is a growing collection of articles, papers, dissertations, and images that deal with commons-related topics uploaded by scholars and researchers. There is also a list of commons-related terminology and subjects, a bibliographic list of commons-related material, subject-specific reading lists, and list of preferred search terms.

Relevant Databases

What is in this guide?

This guide was created to help you find the10 sources (6 of them peer-reviewed) that you need for your course paper for Anthropology 490.

UNC catalog search


Catalog Searches

There is a broad range of topics that can be studied as part of the commons. Here are some example searches in the UNC Catalog to get you started.


Natural Resources, Communal

Sustainable Development

Natural Resources, Management

Village Communities

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