Here are general resources for students, though some are of specific interest to anthropology majors and minors.

Anthropology Club Award
Criteria and application form; submission to Chair. DEADLINE: March 20, 2020, by 12:00pm

General Information
Learn how to evaluate a website, or create a poster presentation, as well as general study skills and much more!

On Presentations
A few guidelines to make your presentation more effective and trouble-free, whether using slides, transparencies, or PowerPoint.  Know your technology!

On Writing
Not sure how to write a paper, or how to use sources, review the online self-help guide and “tips.”

Preparation of Ethics Statement
Students conducting research involving human subjects must undergo a departmental ethics review. Included are sample consent forms.

Upcoming Conferences  (updated 2020-03-18)
The majority of these are within driving distance and have been identified for this reason. Students thinking of graduate school or employment in the discipline need to network with others in the field. Some conferences will waive registration fees for volunteers, while others offer student awards and/or travel reimbursement to presenters.

VIU Anthropology Library Guide
A one-stop location for a variety of resources on anthropology–from reference materials to associations and organizations.

VIU Learning Matters
A digital learning commons for students.

I don’t mind that you think slowly but I do mind that you are publishing faster than you think.
–Wolfgang Pauli, physicist, Nobel laureate (1900-1958)

Last updated 2020-03-18