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Cultural Anthropology

Welcome to the research guide for Cultural Anthropology! You will find information on:

  • Locating sources for background information

  • Locating peer-reviewed/academic sources of information

  • Managing and citing sources 

If you get stuck during the information seeking process, please contact a librarian for assistance!

Getting Started -- Credo Reference & Global Road Warrior

Use the mind map feature to explore topics for your papers. The mind map also provides sources of background information that will help you in developing a conceptual framework for your topic.

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Credo Mind map example entry using Ethnography as the search term. Options include "emic and etic," "anthropology," "cultural organisation," "participant observation," "Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski," "Sociology," "Ethnology," "Laura Bohannan," "Clifford Geertz," and "cultural anthropology." Selecting any of these terms will change the look of the mind map. There will be entries from various reference works on the right side to help you with definitions and background information. The source citation information will be listed at the end of the article.

Global Road Warrior -- an extensive resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. The database includes 175 Country Guides, covering such topics as business culture, communications, demographics, money & banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. Maps and photographs are also included.


Global Road Warrior database access