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View Resource Archaeology: An Introduction, An Electronic Companion

Designed as an online supplement to Archaeology: An Introduction and created by the textbook's author Kevin Greene, this Website offers a novel approach to the typical subject-specific Web directory. The organizing principle here is the content of the original text with chapter subheadings serving as categories. The Website also provides brief excerpts from the text to give a sense of the topics...

https://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/kevin.greene/wintro/
View Resource Southwestern Archaeology (SWA)

This metasite, created by Brian Kenny and Matthias Gessler, contains a very large number of links relating to archaeology in the American Southwest. Archaeologists and students will find links for health and safety issues, job opportunities, professional contacts, and conference announcements. Those interested in Southwestern archaeology, history, or culture will appreciate the eclectic collection...

http://www.swanet.org/
View Resource Archaeology Data Service (ADS) Library

The Archaeology Data Service yesterday announced the opening of its digital library, "a virtual library of on-line publications concerned with the historic environment." The library is currently divided into Books, Bibliographies, Journals, and Other resources. The book section includes the Council for British Archaeology's Research Report series and ADS's own Guides to Good Practice, among other...

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/library/
View Resource UPM MIS: Museum Information System at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Since 1887, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (UPM) has sponsored a number of extremely valuable archaeological expeditions to sites on every inhabited continent. With the significant financial generosity of the Mellon Foundation, the UPM has begun the Museum Information System project in order to make a good portion of these highly detailed archaeological field...

http://www.etana.org/node/6854
View Resource Archaeological Institute of America

Dedicated to promoting archaeological inquiry and public understanding of the material record of the human past around the world, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is North America's oldest and largest organization devoted to the world of archaeology. The AIA is a nonprofit group originally founded in 1879 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1906, with over 9000 members at...

https://www.archaeological.org/
View Resource Council for British Archaeology Online

Founded at the conclusion of World War II, the Council for British Archaeology (CBA) held as one of its original objectives the "safeguarding of all kinds of archaeological material and the strengthening of existing measures for the care of ancient and historic buildings, monuments, and antiquities." Since its inception, the CBA has continued its role as a trendsetter through its work in...

http://new.archaeologyuk.org/
View Resource Association for Environmental Archaeology

Founded in 1979 by a group of environmental archaeologists at the University of London, the Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA) was established to provide a way for the diverse set of persons working across the discipline to communicate research findings and to develop a broad range of networks. Interested visitors to the site will want to learn about the AEA’s mission, their...

http://envarch.net/
View Resource Archaeology Magazine

In early spring, some people’s hearts turn to thoughts of love and ardor. For some, their hearts may turn to thoughts of archaeological digs in Albania, ancient Cyrene, and even Bolivia. For those in the latter category, the website of Archaeology Magazine should be a most welcome find. The site has a number of fine features, including interactive digs of George Washington’s distillery and the...

https://www.archaeology.org/
View Resource The Archaeology Channel Video Guide

Based in Oregon, The Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) was founded in 1999 in order to bring "the benefits of archaeology to a wider constituency." They have succeeded mightily in this quest, and their main website contains a wide range of educational resources, reports, and other relevant materials. One of their most fascinating resources is their collection of video programs. Visitors can...

https://www.archaeologychannel.org/video-guide
View Resource The Assos Excavations

Located on the Aegean Sea in Turkey, the ancient city of Assos was quite a bustling metropolis thousands of years ago. It also happens to be the site where the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) had one of their very first excavations. Today, the site is overseen by archaeologist Nurettin Arslan of the University of Canakkale. This interactive online feature takes visitors inside their...

https://archive.archaeology.org/assos/tour/
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