New Subscription to eHRAF

The library is excited to announce that we have added the eHRAF Wolrd Cultures database to our collection.

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) is an internationally recognized organization in the field of cultural anthropology. HRAF's mission is to encourage and facilitate the cross-cultural study of human culture, society, and behavior...Whether you are interested in learning about the North American Hmong's beliefs in the causes and cures of diseases or the Pashtun's religious views, this multi-cultural database provides you with in-depth information on all aspects of cultural and social life.

eHRAF can be helpful to cultural studies, ministry, or any other student doing research in the area of anthropology.

All current HIU students, faculty, and staff may access this database by going to the library's homepage ( > Find Items > Research Databases. From here you can look up the database alphabetically, or use the subject drop down menu to find it listed under the "Social Science (General)" or the "Religion/Theology/Philosophy" sections.

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