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Research Design in Anthropology: Getting Started

Library and online sources for anthropology research.

Online Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias

Why start with encyclopedias?  They provide authoritative summaries and identify important contributions and authors.  You can gain a foundational understanding with a small amount of reading.  Pursue sources in bibliographies to keep gathering more sources.

Reference Librarian

Chris Nelson
Contact:
608-363-2544
Feel free to contact me with any research questions you might have. I'm also available for appointments by request.

Archaeology Encyclopedias