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Use this guide to help you find resources for your Anthropology Project


Kenya people of Samburu

Kenya 2016 People of Samburu  ©Sandra McCarthy

Starting Your Research

Start your research:

  • Begin with OneSearch from the Library homepage - you can limit to peer-reviewed/scholarly articles about the culture you are researching
  • Search WCC Research Databases for peer-reviewed/scholarly articles about the culture you are researching
  • Search Gale Virtual Reference Library for basic information about the culture you need to research.
  • Search WCC E-Book collections - over 90,000 e-books
  • Search WCC Online Catalog - locate print books
  • Search MeLCat and University of Michigan Library Catalogs

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

WCC E-Books

Borrow from other Libraries: MeLCat and University of Michigan

Fall 2020 -  The WCC Library is currently closed to access the print book collection and initiate any Melcat book.  An alternative is to use MelCat and login with your local public library card.

Most Michigan public libraries are open. You can check their library website for additional information.

WCC Catalog - Basic Search

Try searching our library catalog to find books and ebooks on your subject.


Search Terms To Use

You may also want to search for individual ethnic groups or include those terms with the subjects below.