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A guide to Anthropology resources in UVic Libraries

To start your research process, use an authoritative ANTHROPOLOGY encyclopedia or dictionary

For an authoritive overview of a topic, or as a starting point, try one of your library's many anthropology-specific encyclopedias, dictionaries, or handbooks. They often contain subject terminology and information about important personal figures in the discipline, as well as good leads for further research.

Featured Resources

Anthropology Blogs

Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology

A collective forum for discussing and disseminating new information in the field of anthropology.

John Hawkes Weblog: Paleoanthropology, Genetics, and Evolution

Popular with professionals, this is an academic's informal but informed take on news and developments regarding paleoanthropology. Beyond Bones & Stones

Online community of anthropology discussion and news.

Northwest Coast Archaeology

UVic academic's blog discussing finds and sites relating to Northwest Coast archaeology.

Notes from the Ethnoground

An ethnobotanist's notes from his studies in the Brazilian Amazon.