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Archaeology: Books and eBooks

Information about books, journals, databases and other useful archaeology resources

Finding Books using OneSearch

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Short Loan & 4-Hour Collections

Short Loan Collection

The Short Loan Collection (SLC) contains multiple copies of books in demand, or on reading lists and can only be borrowed for 48hrs. 

4-Hour Collection

The 4-Hour loan collection contains items that are in very high demand at certain times of the year. You can borrow and take these books anywhere in the Library, but they cannot be taken out of the Library building.

Books for Archaeology

Books and eBooks are listed in OneSearch, our resource discovery service. Useful titles available via UCD Library include:

Reference Books for Archaeology

Reference items are helpful for finding background information; definitions and spelling; facts and figures; translations; statistics and topical overviews of subjects. Reference books can be found both in print and online. See here for further information

Useful online reference material for this subject  include:

Where in the Library?

Most print material related to archaeology can be found in the 900's on Level 2 of the James Joyce Library.

See map for location.

Science related material can be found on Level 4 of the James Joyce Library. The Health Sciences Library has materials related to skeletal analysis.

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Special Collections

Special Collections

Special Collections contains unique book, archival and manuscript collections. UCD students and staff, and external users can consult the collections in the Special Collections reading room. Special Collections is located on Level 1 of the James Joyce Library.

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