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Archaeology: Find Articles & Web Sites

Resources for the study of archaeology

Search in Article Databases

All the electronic databases listed in this section may be accessed by going to the library's Database Page. If you are using databases from off campus, you will need your My Chemeketa user name and password.

Searching in Academic OneFile

You may need to use some special techniques in Gale Academic OneFile:

You may need to combine multiple search terms to find articles on your topic. The Gale Advanced Search screen has find a form for entering multiple terms.

picture of the gale advanced search screen

TIP: When using keywords, try truncating: theor* finds theory, theories, theoretical, etc. (* is the truncation character for Gale).

If you find an article that meets your needs, look at its description for additional terms you can use to search.

Search Suggestions

Here are some words to search with in combination, using those that apply to your work of art. Your textbook may suggest others.

Media, techniques, etc. Time period or style Miscellaneous
painting Byzantine church*
sculpture Carolingian cathedral*
fresco* Gothic sarcophagus
mosaic* Merovingian altar*
illumination Ottonian chapel
architecture Romanesque exhibition
earthworks Fauv* France, Italy, etc.
engraving Futurism (art), Impressionism, German expressionism, etc. Flemish, Roman, etc.

Archaeology Web Sites


You may find it helpful to click on Advanced Search On the JSTOR home page.

On the Advanced Search page, check off Article under Item Type; this will eliminate book reviews from your search results.

If you unclick Include Links to External Content, only articles that Chemeketa has access to will appear

picture of jstor advanced search screen