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Anthropology

Information resources for research in sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology

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The purpose of this guide is to help you with your research in Anthropology. This guide contains links and information on the following:

  • Finding background information on your research topic
  • Finding scholarly sources
  • Finding research methods
  • Finding multimedia resources
  • Citing and attributing images and works

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Find Full-Text Articles with LibKey Nomad (Browser Extension)

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that indicates the availability of full-text articles through the UWM Libraries or open access when you are searching the open web. LibKey Nomad works on publisher websites, PubMed, and Wikipedia to connect you to scholarly resources. If UWM does not have the full text, LibKey Nomad will route you to Search@UW with a link to a pre-filled InterLibrary Loan request.

To use LibKey Nomad:

  • Install the LibKey Nomad extension for your browser
  • Search for and select University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from the list of institutions
    • The LibKey Nomad icon will appear in the top right of your browser window
  • Start your search
    • The LibKey Nomad icon will appear in the bottom left of your browser when you are on a page with resources available through UWM Libraries

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