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Anthropology : Archaeology

This guide presents resources and tips useful for students in anthropology classes. Topics covered include Ethnology, Archaeology, Folklore, Human Evolution, and Primates. There is also basic information about places to find statistics, images, and maps.

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Useful Literature Databases and E-Journals

Most of these databases contain article citations for a variety of subjects, and are not exclusively used for searching for articles written by archaeologists. All of these databases can be found in the Anthropology/Archaeology list of databases in the Database Library. If you are trying to find the e-journal for a specific journal title, please try Citation Search.

Archaeology Books

Books about anthropology can be located by using a number of different databases.

  • Try the UW-Madison catalog to see what our libraries own.
  • Try WorldCat to find books and other materials owned in libraries across the U.S. as well as many countries around the world.

Are you looking for book reviews? Try this library guide to Finding Book Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Additional Region-Specific Literature/Image Databases Relevant to Archaeology

Archaeology Associations and Foundations

Useful Archaeology Web Sites