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GEO112: Archeological Geology of Rock Art and Stone Artifacts: Finding Articles

Spring 2018, B. Glumac

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Indexes to Archaeology and Geology Literature in Periodicals

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Academic Search Premier  Full text for 4,500+ scholarly publications in the social sciences, humanities, arts, and sciences.

Art Abstracts and Art Index Retrospective
Providing access to articles, exhibition reviews, and reproductions published in art and archaeology magazines, journals, and museum newsletters and bulletins published throughout the world. Art Abstracts covers 1984 to the present, Art Index Retrospective covers 1929 to 1984.

America: History and Life
Indexes journals, books, and dissertations for material about American and Canadian history. 1953 to the present.

DYABOLA: RealKatalog DAI Rom
An electronic version of the subject and alphabetic catalogs of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, the standard bibliography of material on classical art and archaeology. It provides regular access to over 1,100 journals and series as well as to books and essays in Festschriften and other collections published throughout the world. Covers 1956 to the present.

General Science Abstracts  Articles from over 160 journals and magazines from the U.S. and Great Britain. Covers general science topics including anthropology, astronomy, pollution, biology, computers, earth sciences, medicine, health, more. 1984 to present.

Geoarchaeology  An international journal.

Geobase  Covers over 2000 sources including jurnals, books, conference proceedings and reports with information about geography, geology, ecology, more. 1980 to present.

GeoRef  Access to over 2.3 million references to articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses covering the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.

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Historical Abstracts
Index to articles in periodicals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and other publications on world history (excluding North America) from 1450 to the present.

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Scholarly vs. Popular

Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals.
Cornell University Library, Olin & Uris Libraries. Last updated November 13, 2009.

Online Documentation

 Geological Society of America

Fasti Online. International Association for Classical Archaeology.
"A database of archaeological excavations since the year 2000" covering Italy and eastern Europe. Entries for each site excavated include a basic record sheet and may also include "the interim report for the year, together with any further documentation the [site] director wishes to add. There is no chronological limitation to the sites listed, which range from the Upper Palaeolithic to the nineteenth century..." Some reports include bibliographies.

  • Continues the print index, Fasti Archaeologici (1946-1987), Art Periodical GN700 .I552