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Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in anthropology
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Open Access Courses & Tutorials
For Grad Students
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110D Hatcher Graduate Library
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205
Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
Guides and tip sheets on how to cite your sources correctly and avoid plagiarism
Explains academic integrity and plagiarism. Includes a quiz to test your knowledge.
Essentials of Library Research
This guide has it all: finding your topic, finding books and articles, evaluating your results, getting help with citations
Finding and Exploring Your Topic
Walks through the process of general and subject-specific brainstorming, narrowing or broadening your topic
Finding Library Databases
Video showing how to find library databases using the browse feature of the library website.
Video showing how to link through to full text of journal articles.
Popular or Scholarly: How Can You Tell?
How to spot the difference between a scholarly and a popular journal.
How to decide whether a source you find on the web is good enough to use as a source for your paper.
Ask A Librarian
Contact a librarian by email, instant message/text, stop by a reference desk or make an appointment to visit a librarian.
Graduate Library Reference Desk
Stop by the desk at the Graduate Library Information Center (second floor) or the Shapiro Undergraduate Library (UGL first floor) for help in using any of the resources in this guide.
Learn to use EndNote, MS Office programs, learn to make a web-page and more at these free workshops offered by the University Library and other TTC partners. Online registration required.
The University Library has over 80 librarians who are able to meet with you one-on-one to help with your research. Just contact us!