Research and academic skills

Library Search is the gateway to our physical and online collections, so it is a great place to start your search.

Books and online videos

These texts have been recommended by your lecturers as fundamental for understanding theories in the study of archaeology and you will encounter them throughout your studies in the field.

These texts have been recommended by your lecturers as fundamental for archaeological practice and you will encounter them throughout your studies in the field.

Start your research with encyclopedias, dictionaries and companions to get a broad overview of an subject area, term, concept, field, time and/or place as they have article length entries that often include suggestions for further reading and other helpful background information.

Every time traveler needs a companion.

Books on Archaeology studies can be found on the following shelves in the library. Browsing these shelves can be a good way to familiarise yourself with the field and make unexpected or serendipitous discoveries.

Archaeology

573 

Archaeology & Anthropology

930.1

Archaeology

994.01

Archaeology Australia

930.1

Methods & Theory

These videos can give you a new way to think about key concepts and archaeological sites and therefore increase, consolidate and/or reinforce your understanding of them. Additionally, they give you useful key words, people and places to look up in databases and find more relevant journal articles, policy, artefacts and images.

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