Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Anthropology Spotlight App

The American Anthropological Association announces that it has just launched a Wiley-Blackwell anthropology app, Anthropology Spotlight, available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Among other things, our new app contains abstracts for Museum Anthropology.

It is free and available for download at the iTunes store:

Anthropology Spotlight is not to be confused with the AAA’s meeting app (http://bit.ly/s3tHtq), which is a useful tool for the AAA conference.

Wiley-Blackwell Anthropology Spotlight’s features include:

• Latest information on key anthropology conferences and latest conference tweets
• A free, comprehensive Frommer’s travel guide to major conference locations (in this case, Montreal)
• Latest abstracts for anthropology articles and books, including the ability to “follow” your favorite publications
• Latest Special Issues, including free articles
• Access to a series of Publishing Workshops, in audio and PDF format
• Customizable YouTube search tool to find educational videos
• A customizable search of scholarly literature, blogs and news articles related to anthropology
• Customizable Syllabi Search tool to find syllabi freely available on institutional websites, perfect for generating teaching ideas
• The ability to bookmark any content you see, email yourself a Reading List and share content via Facebook and Twitter
• The ability to add your own RSS feeds, allowing you to keep track of your favorite sources

Please download and help spread the word!

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