Other Resources

Originally compiled by Melinda Marsh & Nicole Ryan, Last Updated by Valerie Feria-Isacks

As the internet continues to develop, so too does the amount of comprehensive anthropology link sites. In an attempt to avoid cyber-repetition, we will offer only links to those pages.

Also, don’t forget to view the AAA Internet Resources page for data on:

Academic Job Searching
Anthropology Publications
Archaeology
Campus Organizations
Cultural Anthropology
Graduate School Information
Grants, Funding & Post-Doc Information
Linguistics
Physical Anthropology

Academic Job Searching:

AAA Positions Open Listings
The Chronicle of Higher Educationalso has great advice columns
H-NET has very comprehensive listings, including a lot which don’t advertise in the Anthropology News (particularly good if you cross into other disciplines or are interested in small liberal arts colleges).
Photoethnography Career Archive – This provides excellent career advice inside and outside of the field of anthropology about succeeding in an academia career.

NOTE: For non-academic job options, check directly with businesses, government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and research institutions (too many good options out there to even begin to list these).

Anthropology Publications:

AAA Publications Page
Anthropology News

Sub-Field Centered Sites:

About.com’s Archaeology page
ArchNet serves as the World Wide Web Virtual Library for Archaeology; you may search by geographic region or subject.
Archaeology on the Net has an extensive index of archaeology links, covering many topics and subjects.
Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology


Comprehensive Sites:

Anthro.net – listing of many subjects organized by a table of contents
Anthropologist community on livejournal – While it is not a collection of links, it does provide a discussion forum for anthropologists on livejournal. Usually the latest anthropology related news stories are discussed. Making a livejournal account is free but is not necessary to reply to the posts. Link added by request of one of the moderators.
News from Texas A&M – world news of interest to anthropology
Moving Anthropology Student Network – Association for students to connect in Europe
Yahoo Directory aka Shovel Bums

Graduate School Information:

Basic Guide to Graduate School Admissions in Anthropology
Advice for Undergraduates considering Graduate School
PH’d Comics – Humor for doctoral students and stress relief for their close friends

Grants, Funding and Post-Doc Information:

The Foundation Center – offers a wide variety of resources on everything from computer searching to bibliographic databases
Chronicle of Philanthropy – the premiere magazine in the field of philanthropy
UBC ORS – good for finding grants, concentrating on Canadian ones
Graduate Fellowship Notebook – created by Cornell, good for finding graduate fellowships

 

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