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For anthropological treatments of particular topics do a keyword search in Albert combining a topic word with the phrases Anthropological Aspects or Social Life and Customs. For example:

  • Dancing--Anthropological Aspects
  • Australian Aborigines -- Social life and Customs

 For information on a particular culture use the specific name of the culture.


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Web Sites

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent - A collection of digitized visual images and sounds of Africa from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's African Studies Program.

 African Online Digital Library - Digital Library for Africa with exhibits, essays, interviews and research. Searchable.

American Folklife Center - From the Library of Congress, this site is meant to "preserve and present American life". Information can be searched by state. Includes bibliographical references.

American Museum of Natural History: Anthropology Division - Displays over 200,000 images from the museums collection.

California Academy of Sciences: Anthropology Department - The database collection is highly visual, with many images to enjoy. Find online exhibitions, publications, and more.

 CSAC's Ethnographics Gallery - From the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing.  From the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.

 Ethnographic Resources related to Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, and the Humanities - From the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library - A directory of a wide assortment of Web sites, bibliographies, and discussion lists related to the Pacific Islands.

Public Anthropology - "...demonstrates the ability of anthropology and anthropologists to effectively address problems beyond the discipline..."

Survey of California and Other Indian Languages - From the University of California, Berkeley, Linguistics Department.

WWW Virtual Library -- Museums - Search by country for links to different museums.

Citing Sources

The accepted citation style for anthropology is the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Style. For help citing use the American Anthropological Association Style Guide

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Guide from SMC

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