Anthropology

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This discipline uses the Author-Date Syle of of The Chicago Manual of Style. Always check with your instructor for their preferred style.

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Examples of Scholarly Articles & Peer-Reviewed Journals


Getting Started

fod logo FilmsOnDemand: Anthropology
Contains hundreds of high quality films and documentaries in cultural and physical anthropology.

Credo Reference: Anthropology
Contains subject encyclopedias and research grouped by topic.

AnthroBase: A searchable database of anthropological texts

Browse the Stacks

GN - the call number for Anthropology Books

GNAnthropology books can be found in the Stacks upstairs and as well as the Reference Collection. You can browse in the GN section.

 

 

 

Keep Learning – Podcasts & News

Society for Applied Anthropology – Podcasts
Podcasts from the Society for Applied Anthropology on topics such as medical anthropology, business anthropology and social justice.

Anthropology News

Blog from the American Anthropology Society

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A collective web log devoted to both bringing anthropology to a wider audience. Provides well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology.

Organizations and Societies

American Anthropological Association
Formed in 1902, the AAA is “the world’s largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology”.

The Royal Anthropological Institute (UK)
A scholarly association dedicated to anthropology in all its many fields and applications.

Discipline Areas

Cultural Anthropology

Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology” An open collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology.  Each chapter written by a different author from their experiences working as an anthropologist. Produced by the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges.


Paleoanthropology

The History of Our Tribe: Hominini“. An open textbook that explores the field of paleoanthropology and traces the evolution of our species, the environments and selective forces that shaped our ancestors, their physical and cultural adaptations, and the people and places involved with their discovery and study.  Written by Barbara Helm Welker and produced by OpenSuny Textbooks.


Indigenous Cultures of North America

NativeWeb
Resources for Indigenous Cultures around the World.  See also the periodical Cultural Survival Quarterly which publishes articles that promote respect for their [indigenous peoples] right to self-determination; ensure their right to full and effective participation in the country in which they live.

 American Indian Film Gallery
Historical motion pictures offering rich perspectives on the American Indian experience. The site organizes titles by tribes, linking to films for more than 100 tribes.


Ethnographic Resources

World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples
Minority Rights Group International campaigns worldwide with around 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous peoples, often the poorest of the poor, can make their voices heard.

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
From Harvard, the Peabody Museum is one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology and houses one of the most comprehensive records of human cultural history in the Western Hemisphere.