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These pages have been put together by your specialist subject librarian to provide guidance in the subject area of Archaeology.
Use the navigation menu to the left to view what's available, including print and e-resources, how-to videos, and details of further training available through LibrarySkills@UCL.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
The Archaeology collection encompasses a range of formats, from print and e-books and journals to maps, databases, and pamphlets. Older resources are kept in off-site Stores.
Many key books and journals in Archaeology are still only published as print and for thorough research, you will need to consult a range of both print and e-resources. Many are in German, French, Spanish, Italian,and other European languages; there will be no translation into English available. Search on UCL Explore to find books.
Key databases for Archaeology
There is no single database that supports all aspects of archaeological research. To find subject specific journal articles, conference proceedings and more, you are advised to search across a range of options, general and specific. The most effective general databases for Archaeology are:
Students and staff of UCL can consult the full list of new books in the Institute of Archaeology Library through our online reading list. This is updated each month.