Anthropology : Help/Writing
This guide presents resources and tips useful for students in anthropology classes. Topics covered include Ethnology, Archaeology, Folklore, Human Evolution, and Primates. There is also basic information about places to find statistics, images, and maps.
- Citation Style Guide for the American Anthropological Association: The AAA Style was discontinued as of September 2015. The AAA now recommends using the Chicago (Author-Date) Style. See below.
- Citing References/Citation Manager Help Web Site (Using a citation manager is a good way to automate your collection of citations and can also help with creating a bibliography.)
- UW Madison Writing Center
The Writing Center "helps undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines become more effective, more confident writers. We believe that writing is a powerful tool not only for communicating existing ideas but also for discovering new ones."
Books/Guides for Anthropological Writing and Research
Books about anthropology can be located by using a number of different databases.
- Try the UW-Madison catalog to see what our libraries own.
- Try WorldCat to find books and other materials owned in libraries across the U.S. as well as many countries around the world.
Are you looking for book reviews? Try this library guide to Finding Book Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences.