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The archaeology collection at the University of Calgary supports the teaching and research needs of the B.A. and M.A.and PhD programs at the University of Calgary. It also supports research requirements from many related disciplines.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries - Archaeology

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries are wonderful tools for locating background information on a topic and will often direct you to key books and articles on your subject.

The Library Search Box is a great resource for locating encyclopedia articles.  Just limit your search results to Item Type "Reference Entries"

Digital Archaeology encyclopedias include:

Key Print Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Archaeological method and theory : an encyclopedia
CC75 .A723 2000 -  Location

Archaeology in America: an encyclopedia (4 vols)
E 159.5 .A68 2009  -  Location

Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America: an encyclopedia
F 1219 .A65 2001    -   Location

Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology
​CC 70 F43 2010  -  Location

Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology
CC 77 .U5 E53 1998 Location

The Oxford encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East  (5 vols)
DS 56 .O94 1997 -  Location