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Introduction: Archaeology at UCC Library

This guide aims to provide information on key resources for Archaeology in University College Cork Library.The tabs at the top of the page will help you find books, e-books, journals, databases,theses, useful websites and referencing information.

Key Library Resources for Archaeology

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals

JSTOR: high-quality academic journals, books, and primary sources in the humanities & social sciences

Proquest Databasesthousands of journals, eBooks, newspapers, theses 


ProjeProject Muse imagect Muse:   journals from over 120 publishers in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies etc.


Special Collections in UCC Library

Special Collections: Important collections of rare & older material. Collections with useful material for Archaeology:
•    Celtic Archaeology: Arbois de Jubainville and Torna 
•    Maritime Archaeology: John De Courcy Ireland Collection
•    Classical Period: Transmissions & Transformations of the Ancient World 
•    Guide to using the Ordnance Survey maps here 
For further information on Archaeology in Special Collections see here

See also the Guide for Special Collections


Claire O'Brien
Liaison Librarian: Arts & Celtic Studies
Boole Library
University College Cork
+353 (21) 490-2984

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