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Research guide to sources in Anthropology

Writing & Citing in Anthropology

StFX's Anthropology Department provides an Essay Style Guide, which clearly outlines how to format your Anthropology papers (including citations and your References' page). Access to this document is provided below.

NOTE: The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has decided to cease production of the AAA Style Guide. The AAA style now adheres fully to the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date) which can be located on their website. 

Below are quick guides for Chicago Manual of Style and for the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Style: 

Chicago Manual of Style: Quick Guide

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Style Guide

The Owl at Purdue

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Check out the OWL at Purdue's website on how to format your paper using the Chicago Manual of Style.

Annotated Bibliography

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles and documents followed by a brief descriptive and evaluative paragraph. This annotation is intended to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.

Annotated Bibliography Worksheet: Use this worksheet to assist you while reviewing each of your articles, chapters or books.

Retrieved from Western Libraries: on September 12, 2013

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