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Archaeology: Books

Call Numbers

Most books on Archaeology are found in the book stacks under CC on the 4th floor.

Books in the Catalog

Books not at UWF - ILL

If you need a book that is not available at UWF, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.  Most books are received in about 2 weeks, and you will notified when they are available for you to pick up at the Reference desk.

To identify books on your topic that UWF doesn't own, try searching WorldCat, a catalog of materials at universities, community colleges, public libraries, and other library agencies throughout the United States and internationally.

For more information, watch this brief InterLibrary Loan video.

Background Sources

The following print sources are located in the Reference collection on the first floor. Additional titles can be identified by searching the library catalog. There are also over 600 reference titles in CREDO, our online reference database.


Bibliography of West Florida. 3 volumes with supplements. 1978-. (Ref. Z 1272 W4 S47) 

Finding the Source in Sociology and Anthropology. 1987. (Ref. HM 51 B84)

Handbook for British and Irish Archaeology: Sources and Resources. 1997. (Ref. CC 120 L38)


Archaeological Method and Theory: An Encyclopedia. 2000. (Ref. CC 75 A654 2000)

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Archaeology. 1980. (Ref. CC 165 .C3 1980b)

Collins Dictionary of Archaeology. 1993. (Ref. CC 70 .C58 1993)

Companion Encyclopedia of Archaeology. 2 volumes. 1999. (Ref. CC 70 C59)

Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries

Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology. 2 volumes. 1996. (Ref. DE 5 E5)

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology. 2000. (Ref. CC 70 K56)

Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology. 1988. (Ref. E 77.9 H57)

Illustrated Dictionary of Art and Archaeology. 1966. (Ref. N 33 M6)

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (IESBS). 2001. (Ref. H 41 I58 2001)


Archaeology Handbook. 1991. (Ref. CC 76 M38)

Complete Manual of Field Archaeology. 1980. (CC 76 J68)

Heritage Resources Law: Protecting the Archeological and Cultural Environment. 1999. (Ref. KF 4310 .H883 1999)

Oxford Companion to Archaeology. 1996. (Ref. CC 70 O96)