|GUIDELINES FOR TERM
PAPERS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
SCHOLARLY BOOKS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES should form the bulk of your references (unless completing your own ethnographic research), although popular magazines and the press may also be useful on occasion.
INTERVIEW MATERIAL can prove valuable (particularly in providing a window into cultural beliefs and values), but make sure to clearly establish your interviewee’s academic credentials IF you are interviewing someone for their purported expertise.
Use INTERNET sources with CARE: many internet sources are unedited, and simply represent someone’s opinions. Choose sources that are edited, are published by recognized academic or research institutions, and/or are published by people with good academic or other reliable credentials. Articles from scholarly journals on the internet are usually a good bet, for example.
IN-TEXT SOURCE CITATIONS:
"Within your paper, cite any and all direct quotations using this format" (Claussen 2004:12).
If you are not using a direct quote, but are instead summarizing material from a source you should still provide a source citation in parenthesis at the end of the section in question, although you do not need to list page numbers (Claussen 2004).
Films, internet sources, and interviewees should also cited within your text according to the above format; if unauthored, use the title of the source in place of the author’s surname.
Attach a separate page to the end of your assignment titled REFERENCES CITED (list only those references actually cited in your work). List all sources in alphabetical order, e.g.:
Claussen, H. 2001. Unconventional Sisterhood: Feminist Catholic Nuns
in the Philippines. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Wryter, I. M. 2001. Documenting Sources from Journals. Student
Resource Journal 35:333-337.
Wryter, I. M., and M. E. Too. 2001. Sources by Multiple Authors from
Edited Volumes. In Collected Works, ed. Hodge, P., and H. Podge,
175-188. Vol. 222. Smallville: Smallville University Press.
Cite all internet sources, including the web page author, web page title, url, and date of retrieval:
Claussen, H. 2004. Course Information. Retrieved January 1, 2004, from
Cabrillo College Web site:
Interviewee names (or pseudonyms) and the date and place of the interview(s) should be listed:
Anonymous, I.M. [pseud.]. Interview by author. Santa Cruz, CA, 1