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Anthropology: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Anthropology


College of the Redwoods offers an Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer that prepares students to pursue seamlessly a baccalaureate degree in Anthropology at a CSU, designed to provide opportunities for students seeking careers as anthropologists, including sociocultural anthropology, biological / physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. Students in the program may also take courses within a variety of social, biological, and physical sciences, as well as the humanities. The library supports students in these programs by providing selected resources.

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for an Anthropology research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations.Try specific names of persons or places.

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeological sites (names)
  • Archaeology
  • Biological evolution
  • Cause of death
  • Cultural variations
  • Culture change
  • DNA
  • Economic systems
  • Ethics, ethical…
  • Ethnicity
  • Evolution
  • Fairy tale
  • Family
  • Folk ways
  • Folklore
  • Forensics
  • Gender
  • Gestures
  • History
  • Kinship
  • Languages
  • Legal responsibility
  • Legend, Urban legend
  • Linguistics
  • Marriage
  • Methods
  • Native people
  • Oral history
  • Osteology
  • Political systems
  • Primates
  • Religion
  • Scientific method
  • Skeletal remains
  • Subsistence
  • Superstition


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Anthropology Classes


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Ruth Moon
Ruth Moon, Faculty Librarian
College of the Redwoods Library
7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka CA 95501

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.