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GEO112: Archeological Geology of Rock Art and Stone Artifacts: Finding Books & Reports

Spring 2018, B. Glumac

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Online tutorials for the Five College Library Catalog cover basic and advanced searching, checking your account and renewing, finding special types of materials.

How to Get Books/Media Not Available at Smith


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Request Item
Use the library catalog to request delivery of books available in the Five Colleges

Interlibrary Loan
Request books and media not available in the Five Colleges and articles not at Smith. Delivery time for books may be two weeks.

Video Request Form
To request Five College DVDs and videos

Five College Library Catalog

The library catalog provides access to the combined library holdings of Smith, Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Useful subject terms for finding books and book-length site reports for assignments are:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- [country] -- [site]
  • [name of site]
  • [place name] -- Antiquities
  • [culture name] -- Antiquities
    example:  Aztecs -- Antiquities

More Sources for Finding Books & Reports

Browsing in the Stacks


Check these library areas for site reports, archaeological excavations and geological documentation:

    Call Number

  • CC  Archaeology
  • E-F1170  History of the Americas, United States
  • F1210-3799  History of the Americas, Latin America, Spanish America
  • GN700-890  Pre-historic archaeology
  • QE  Geology