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TIP: Need to find information on a specific group?
TIP: Trying to find the latest archaeological discoveries?
Try using Archaeological News or for the United Kingdom use Council for British Archaeology's British and irish Archaeology Newsfeed.
TIP: Need help finding biographical information on a specific anthropologist?
Try Anthropological Biography Web, a site maintained by anthropology students at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
This guide is designed to provide a starting point for undergraduate and graduate research in Anthropology using print, human, and electronic sources; either those which CSULB provides, or that are freely available on the Internet.
Not sure how to begin your research? Try following the sequence:
- Check sources for background information. Look for the who, what, when and where of your topic in an online or print dictionary or encyclopedia.
- Check most useful and useful research databases. Check your topic in discipline based databases to find specific journal articles and some book references.
- Search COAST, the CSULB online catalog. Find an online or print book, links to full-text resources and media using keywords on your topic.
- Search selected Internet sites. Search for your topic on selected anthropology sites. Media sites may add interest and currency to your research.
- Cite your resources using the American Anthropological Society citation method. The AAA uses The Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition, 2003) and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th edition, 2006) style manual.
- If you need further assistance contact the Anthropology Studies Librarian. Contact Info: Send Email.