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EVALUATING WEBSITES

Authority -- what are the author's experience, credentials, or affiliations?  What are their affiliations?  look for sources with named authors who have the experience and knowledge

Credibility -- where is the author getting their information?  Do they list their sources?

Audience/Purpose -- is the author speaking to a particular audience?  Do they have a particular perspective, or agenda?  Are they trying to sell you something?

Currency -- does the website have a date?  Is it maintained and updated?

 

GOOGLE SEARCH TOOLS

Advanced Google Search: to focus your search

Google Scholar:  to find scholarly books & articles

Google News:  to search online news sources

 

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

  • American Anthropological Association - founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology
  • Anthropology Resources on the Internet - from the American Anthropological Association
  • Directory of Open Access Journals -- free, full text, quality scientific and scholarly journals.  Do a search for "physical anthropology" or browse the anthropology journals.
  • Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History -- Anthropological Papers, published continuously since 1907, are monographic volumes that include some of the great ethnographies of the 20th century, particularly on North American Indians.
  • PrimateLit -- PrimateLit database provides citations for scientific literature on nonhuman primates.
  • Becoming Human -- interactive multimedia, research and scholarship on the course of human evolution.
  • http://humanorigins.si.edu/ (Smithsonian’s human origins website)
    http://www.janegoodall.org/ (Jane Goodall Institute)
    http://www.sapiens.org/ (Anthropology / Everything Human)
    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/home.php (UC Berkeley evolution website)
    https://www.nih.gov/ (NIH website—disease/health/genetics)
    https://www.cdc.gov/ (CDC website—disease/health/genetics)

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