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Archaeology: Research Guide   Tags: archaeological, archaeology, prehistory  

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  • AnthropologyPlus  Icon
    The major database for all fields of anthropology, including archaeology. Indexes journal articles & book chapters.
  • Web of Science  
    Major multidisciplinary indexing database. Powerful and easy to use.
  • JSTOR  
    Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.
  • UC San Diego Library Catalog (Roger)  Icon
    Look here for books and ebooks owned by the UC San Diego Library. Also lists journals (but not journal articles!), films, music, and more.

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Cyber-Archaeology in a Holy Land ~ talk by Thomas Levy (UC San Diego professor) at a recent TEDx.


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eHRAF Archaeology is a cross-cultural database containing information on the world's prehistory, organized by archaeological traditions. The full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies.

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