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Anthropology @ UF: For Instructors

This guide contains course-specific information for a number of Anthropology classes @ UF

Teaching Anthropology @ UF

Teaching an anthropology course this semester or in the near future? This guide is here to help! Can't find what you are looking for? Ask me! Ginessa Mahar, Anthropology Librarian (, 352-273-2729).

DEIJ in Anthropology

Teaching Resources from the Catalog

Library Language for Syllabi

Please add either of these statements to your course syllabus. You may customize the suggested language to suit the needs of your class; find more services, subject specialists, and research guides to add to your syllabus. Sample syllabi along with UF's syllabus policy can be found here

Library Resources (General Courses)

The UF Libraries provide access to numerous resources and services that will help you succeed in this course. Access thousands of online databases, books, and articles or visit one of the branch locations for additional resources, services, and study spaces. Can’t find what you are looking for? You can Ask A Librarian for help by email, chat, text, or phone.


Library Resources (Courses with Researching/Writing Component, Grad Courses)

The UF Libraries provide access to numerous resources and services that will help you succeed in this course. Access thousands of online databases, books, and articles or visit one of the branch locations for additional resources, services, and study spaces. Further, as this class requires students to complete a bibliography, research paper, or project, both the Anthropology Library Guide and the Anthropology Assignment Guide may be of assistance. You can also contact the Anthropology Librarian directly for help with developing your research topic/question, searching for sources, and evaluating information. And you can also Ask A Librarian for help by email, chat, text, or phone.

Wondering if your resources are copyright compliant? Check out our Copyright on Campus Guide.

Course Reserves

The UF Libraries Course Reserves unit offers a range of options for making physical and digital materials available to students enrolled in your course, at no cost to them. Submit your request via the ARES system using your Gatorlink information. More information below:

Library Instruction

Our Subject Specialist Librarians can provide tailored library instruction for your students (graduate and undergraduate) that will support the learning outcomes of your course and equip students with the information literacy skills they need to succeed. Topics covered include but are not limited to: navigating the libraries, library research, e-resources, primary and secondary resources, reference management, etc. To schedule library instruction for your anthropology (or related discipline) course, contact me or our Library Instruction coordinator, Lisa Campbell.

You may even request a special course guide page specailly designed for a class you are teaching. Contact me for more information. For examples of existing guides, check out my Anthropology @ UF page.

E-resources and Media @ UF Libraries


You can search for films and documentaries right from the catalog, or check out one of our subscription platforms to see what is being offered. Platforms rotate content regularly, so if there is something you would like added to the catalog permanently, email me or request the title from Course Reserves.



E-learning at UF is offered via the Canvas platform. Canvas can be used as a tool for brick and mortar and hybrid courses as well as the main platform for online classes. If you are new to E-learning or to Canvas, UF has some great resources to help get you started. Furthermore, there are knowledgeable and experienced staff members here to help via phone, email, or in person

Don't forget, each semester you are set to teach an E-Learning course at UF you must first request a course shell. Even for courses that are taught regularly! Find out more here

Did you know that you can add library features to your Canvas online course? Learn more about adding a Librarian to your course and the Library Research button here

Get familiar with HyFlex technologies for online teaching.

Center for Instructional Technology and Training (CITT)

The CITT provides services to the UF instructional community in high quality online course development, creating and refining web presence, and solutions to accessibility issues that maximize the online experience for students, faculty, staff and the community.

  • CITT Instructional Design staff assist faculty & graduate instructors with creating new courses or adapting courses for online or blended delivery that are pedagogically sound, feature the appropriate use of new technologies, and maximize learning outcomes.

Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence at UF provides a number of services for faculty and graduate student instructors, including: guides for teaching, consultations, course reviews, and teaching workshops. Additionally, their Resource Library provides information and assistance with various teaching needs including planning tools, syllabus preparation, course design and management, technology guides and assistance, affordable educational resources, and much more. Whether you are a new instructor or a well-experienced educator, the Center for Teaching Excellence is a wonderful resource. Check out their upcoming events and workshops to learn more about what they have to offer or schedule an appointment

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