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Library Research Guides
An introduction to finding resources in the library and online to assist with anthropology research.
While the library has access to many high-quality scholarly resources, it does not provide access to all information that might be useful for your assignment. Sometimes what you need is only available on the open Internet. With seemingly infinite websites, it is necessary to use a search engine, such as Google, to locate what you are looking for. You are probably familiar with the Google search box, but there are tricks you can employ to conduct a more effective web search.
Anthropology News is American Anthropological Association's official member magazine. They publish bimonthly in print and online 24/7. The magazine includes feature articles, opinion columns, visual essays, AAA news, in memoriam notices, member profiles, section news, and more.
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions.
Articles on archaeology and anthropology published in the New York Times. You can access them for free in the US Major Dailies Database https://ezproxy.losrios.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/usmajordailies/.
SAPIENS is a digital magazine about the human world. It’s about how we communicate with each other, why we behave kindly and badly, where and when we evolved in the past, and how we live and continue to evolve today.
The mission of the California Academy of Sciences is to explore, explain, and sustain life. The Department of Anthropology's research collection encompasses ethnographic and archaeological materials from around the globe, documenting the diversity of human cultures and the ways in which our species has adapted to Earth's varying environments.
The Anthropology Department of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County curates archaeological and ethnographic collections collected by and donated to the Museum. The Archaeology Collection includes approximately 100,000 ancient artifacts. The majority of the collection is from the Americas, with an emphasis on the western United States and Latin America.
Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association is the world’s largest scholarly and professional organization of anthropologists. The Association is dedicated to advancing human understanding and applying this understanding to the world’s most pressing problems.
The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) was founded in 1941 to promote the investigation of the principles of human behavior and the application of these principles to contemporary issues and problems.
The Society for California Archaeology is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to research, understanding, interpretation and conservation of the heritage of California and the regions that surround and pertain to it.
The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), formed in 1967 and incorporated into the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in 1971, is dedicated to the profession and practice of medical anthropology, which uses concepts and methods from anthropology to produce new understandings of health, disease, illness, treatment, and care.
The Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) is a section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) focusing on Linguistic Anthropology, the comparative study of the ways in which language shapes social life.