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GLST 495: Senior Seminar in Global Studies

GLST 495: Senior Seminar in Global Studies
Mercado, Gdansk, Polonia, 2013-05-20, DD 02
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Provides an informative guide to the myriad discrete ethnic and cultural groupings that have inhabited our planet over the past 6000 years.

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This work covers the many important areas of overlap between anthropology and related disciplines, and includes key terms, ideas, and people.

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FindIt!  This software checks all SCSU library databases to locate full text of articles. If full text is not available, read the screen to see if the library has a copy in another format (bound volumes, microfiche, recent issues) or if you need to use interlibrary loan to get a copy.
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SCSU Statistical Consulting and Research Center

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Chicago/Turabian Documentation from the University of Wisconsin Unrestricted Resource
Provides examples on formatting your paper and creating your works cited list in Chicago/Turabian style.

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Use this step-by-step guide to set up a RefWorks account (must be done on a campus computer), to import citations from library databases, and to create a bibliography.

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