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Anthropology: Home

Basic Information

Welcome to the Anthropology guide!

This guide offers tips and resources for starting your research. Browse the tabs above to discover more information.

All images are from the Metropolitan Museum of Art:

In This Guide

This guide will help you begin your research using the library's collections and beyond.

Use the tabs to navigate through the following pages of the guide:


  • Getting Started - tips on how to start your information search
  • Anthropology News - find RSS feeds with the latest news from popular Anthropological and Archaeological news sites
  • Browsing Library Resources - types of resources and tips for searching
  • Reference for Background Information - get background information on your topic, identify key authors and works, and more by using bibliographies, subject encyclopedias and biographical sources
  • Books in the Catalog - view a selection of the books in the library
  • Finding Articles - information on citation formats, citation management tools and more
  • Credible Websites - quality web resources in the field of art
  • Media for Visual Information - how to find media using ICC's resources
  • Data & Statistics - resources to find data & statistics for your subject area
  • Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism - use these resources to properly credit your sources
  • Getting More Help - Having trouble finding something? Ask for help!