Welcome to the LibGuide for Anthropology https://libguides.okanagan.bc.ca/Anthropology
This guide will help familiarize you with finding, evaluating, and citing relevant research results for your course work in anthropology and archaeology.
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
This course is an overview of cultural anthropology and its specializations. Examples, drawn from around the world, illustrate the diversity, similarities, and differences existing in gender, kinship and marriage, and social, economic, political, and religious systems. The methods, theories, and empirical findings discussed and examined will lead to a greater understanding of our own cultural background from a comparative perspective.
Background Sources - lists resource like encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks that are often online and can help you find lots of background information - facts, definitions, overview articles etc. (that can be especially helpful when you are learning about a new topic)
Books - lists eBooks and print books about Anthropology
Articles - lists databases where you can search for articles in your field and tips for searching for articles in these databases and also in OCtopus
Media - lists relevant videos and ways to access streaming video
Evaluating sources - provides some helpful information about how to identify scholarly resources
Citation - points you to the rules for Chicago Manual of Stle (Author-Date system)
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