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  • "The ARGE database contains links to evaluated Internet resources (mainly web pages, but also other resources such as discussion lists) concerning European archaeology." Can be browsed by country, subject, or period. In the original languages where available.

  • Provides online access to resources for the study of archaeology of the British Isles.

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  • Collection of links from About.com.

  • This searchable site provides access to information on millions of museum objects, natural history specimens, and archaeological sites. Records contributed by museums and heritage organizations across Canada. In French or English.

  • "Assemblage, a dynamic online archaeology journal with contributionsfrom graduates and professionals, contains peer-reviewed researchpapers, features, opinion essays, reviews, fun pages, bulletin boards, and links to relevant websites." First issue published in October 1996.

  • "This database contains summary accounts of all the excavations carried out in Ireland North and South from 1985 to 1999. It has been compiled from the published Excavations Bulletins from those years, with a similar format."

  • A peer-reviewed, academic journal "dedicated to the study of Northwestern Europe from the Late Roman Empire to the advent of the Norman Empire. This journal is intended to be for the use ofprofessionals, students, and amateurs alike." Founded Autumn 1998.

  • "Internet Archaeology is an independent, not-for-profit, fully refereed electronic journal for archaeology and we have set ourselves the task of publishing articles of a high academic standing which also try to utilise the potential of electronic publication." Began in 1996.

  • "The National Archeological Database--a computerized communications network for the archeological and historic preservation community--is an internationally recognized source of information on public archeology. NADB ("Nad-Bee") was established to meet a congressional directive to improve access to information on archeological activities nationwide."

  • "This site contains information about the prehistoric archaeology of the Aegean. Through a series of lessons and illustrations, it traces the cultural evolution of humanity in the Aegean basin from the era of hunting and gathering (Palaeolithic-Mesolithic) through the early village farming stage (Neolithic) and the formative period of Aegean civilization into the age of the great palatial cultures of Minoan Crete and and Mycenaean Greece."

  • Site provides links and references. *Resources are listed alphabetically by subject and include: ARTIFACT IMAGES, ARCHAEOMETRY, BOTANY, CARBON 14 CALIBRATION, CONSERVATION AND SITE PROTECTION, E-JOURNALS, FORENSICS, GEOLOGY, MAP MAKING, PROJECT REPORTS/PAPERS, and REPRINTS. *Academe: Researchers Genealogy, Research Institutions and Museums. *Country Profiles: Global or regional websites and specific countries: Bolivia, Chile, Peru. *Glossary: Provides terms from previous publications as well as common archaeological terminology in English and Spanish.

  • "The Society of Africanist Archaeologists is an organization of archaeologists, researchers from associated disciplines and otherswho share an interest in African archaeology and African societies. Our membership is international, with participation from Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, and is actively involved in research in many African countries."

  • "Formed in 1967, the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) is the largest scholarly group concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (A.D. 1400-present). The main focus of the society is the era since the beginning of European exploration. SHA promotes scholarly research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning historical archaeology. The society is specifically concerned with the identification, excavation, interpretation, and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater.

  • "For nearly forty years, the Southeast Archeological Center (the Center or SEAC) has carried out a tradition of archeological research, collections and information management, and technical support for national park units located in the Southeast Region of the National Park Service (NPS)."

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