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Anthropology: Get Started

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This guide is designed to help students do research in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology and archaeology, and to help students and faculty discover anthropology resources available through the library. 

Use the tabs above to navigate through the other pages of the guide:

  • Find Books and Videos - Get books available through the library and beyond.
  • Find Articles - Find articles about archaeology, cultural and physical anthropology, field methods, and more.
  • Cite Sources - Tips and tools for citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.
  • Get Help - Get help from a librarian 24x7, get support from a tutor, or find a handout or tutorial to help you with your research.

Anthropology by Mark Patten on Flickr
Anthropology by Mark Patten. Used under CC BY.

Find Books, DVDs, and more

The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.

Find Articles

Search these databases to find articles on topics related to anthropology. I would also suggest looking at the full list of library databases, as anthropological research can be multidisciplinary. Some research projects might require searching areas such as medicine, gender studies, gerontology, pop culture, and psychology, for which we have specific subject databases. 


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