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ANTH 101 - Williams: Citing Your Sources

This Research Guide will help you find resources about world cultures and the countries they inhabit.

American Anthropological Association Style

The American Anthropological Association uses the most current edition of The Chicago Manual of Style for citations and formatting of papers. Other Chicago style sources include:


Sample Papers in Various Formats and Video Tutorial on Citing In-Text

To sort this all out, make an appointment to work with our amazing tutors at - 3 of them are particularly clever with Anthropology; Lydia, Rene, and Presley!

In-Text Citations - Examples in APA and MLA Formats

Citing Sources - Useful Books and Websites

Information and helpful Websites for citing your sources:

First, why is it important to cite your sources in academic writing? This Research Guide from the University of Nebraska lists the reasons why citing sources is important.

Almost all library databases have automated citation generators. Look at the top of the article or in EBSCO's tool bar on the right side of the page.  In JSTOR, the Citation tool is at the side of each article result page.

APA Formatting and Style Guide from the OWL at Purdue

MLA Formatting and Style Guide from the OWL at Purdue