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Anthropology 240 - [Archaeology] - Fall 2021

Territorial Acknowledgement

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the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. 

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ANTH 240 Library Workshop: Learning Objectives and Activities

ANTH 240 [Archaeology] Library Workshops - [Nov. 16, 2021]

Presented by Kathleen Matthews, Science and Social Sciences Librarian
(Earth & Ocean Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, Biology & Forest Biology, Anthropology);

Reading Archaeology

Module 3 Lab 8 Archaeopolitics [Case Studies in Repatriation]

Learning Outcomes: During the Library seminar, you will: 

A.  Learn how to prepare a reference list following the APA Style Guides [6th or 7th edition]

B.   Learn how to access Google Scholar via the Libraries website. Consider Wikipedia and other "grey literature" also discoverable via Google and Google Scholar.

C.  Learn how to find & access research resources for your archaeological artifact using the Libraries Search Box  [aka Summon]

- Learn how to filter a Summon result set to find the following types of resources:

- primary and secondary resources

- scholarly journal articles published in peer reviewed academic journals

- popular articles published in magazines and newspapers

- print & ebooks published by University Presses and commercial publishers

- anthropological and archaeological "grey literature" in the Libraries Collection

- Learn how to generate an APA reference from within Summon

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

Using keywords to describe your assigned artifact and additional keywords that will help you discover published research on a pertinent aspect about your artifact [In choosing your keywords think of a question you would like to answer about your artifact: who? what? when? where? why? how?]

Explore a keyword search in the Libraries Search Box [aka Summon], choose ONE peer reviewed article from the result set, create a reference for the article [using Summon] in the APA style [7th edition], save the article info into a folder on Summon, email the article info to yourself, and link out to the PDF of the article on the publishers website.

Explore a similar keyword searches in Google Scholar and also try to find a Wikipedia article on your assigned artifact.

D. Some other learning objectives:

- Be able to navigate to the ANTH 240 Course Guide

- Be aware of other library databases available for archaeology research

- Be able to access & navigate the UVic Libraries resources from off campus:

- Your NETLINK ID & PSWD which should work in most cases

- Use the UVic VPN client to ensure a more secure access environment

- Be encouraged to ask for library help via AskUs@uvic.ca

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