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Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Winter 2018: Start Here

Your resource for doing research in anthropology.


This guide is designed to help you use the library in order to complete your capstone project. You will find links to resources, both digital and print, citation assistance, organization tips, and much more. Remember, if you need any help, ask a librarian!

If you need to brush up on basic library skills, visit the RESEARCH HUB.

Library Information and Capstone Research Help

Our mission is to help you! Have a quick question? Ask a Librarian. ‚Äč Need more in-depth assistance? Request a Research Appointment. You can always directly contact your Librarian by clicking on the profile/contact information on your course-specific satellite guide. Click here for some of the ways the library can help you with your capstone project.

  • Accessing SU resources from off-campus? Simply provide your SUeID and password when prompted to authenticate yourself on the server and gain access to the library's paid subscription databases. 
  • TIP: Make sure you're logging into the yellow Southwestern login screen, NOT the database's login screen.

Need help writing or citing your paper?

Smith Library has 24-hour student building access (with ID card) for most of the week during the normal fall and spring semesters.

Always check the website for the most current operational hours.