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ANTH 500D: Peoples and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa: Reference Sources

Why Use?

Good places to gather background information on a topic or get ideas when choosing a topic.

Background information:

  • definitions
  • specific factual information such as dates
  • overviews or summaries of topics
  • recommendations for additional sources

Types of reference sources

  • specialized encyclopedias
  • dictionaries
  • directories
  • statistical compilations
  • handbooks
  • bibliographies

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Selected Print Reference Sources

These are located on Dimond Main Level and represent just a sampling. For more reference resources, search the library catalog or contact the Research Center.

Online Reference Resources

Search for definitions and descriptions from an online collection of high quality reference sources in sociology.

Ethnographic Video Online

A comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior--more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion (still in progress).

The collection covers every region of the world, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.