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Anthropology: Reference

An anthropology research guide for UNC Asheville students

Using Reference Resources

A reference source is a compendium of authoritative information, compiled for ease of use.

Reference materials include

  • subject or general encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri 
  • statistics
  • biographical compilations
  • maps
Reference materials may be found on our main floor to the left of the Research Services Desk as well as online.

Online Resources

Archives Unbound

Archives Unbound

Key Reference Titles

Cultural Anthropology


Linguistic Anthropology

CREDO Reference Online


Latin American History & Culture

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture