Disciplines & Professions: Archaeology
About.com's Archaeology Directory
In the Spotlight section provides current news and updates in the field, while a long set of links helps direct searches. Contains links specific to field techs, enthusiasts, professionals, graduate students, and writers in the field.
Academic Info's Archaeology Gateway
Categories by country and region. Also includes a set of general links to teaching resources, museums, and other directories and indexes.
Content-rich site provides logically organized lists of related links, searchable by topic, region, publication, academic department, and museum.
Open Directory's Archaeology Directory
Main set of links will direct you to consultants, expeditions and field work, field schools, and methods and techniques. Also contains a varied list of links, some by region, some by period, some by type.
Yahoo!'s Anthropology and Archaeology Directory
Focus of categories is on educational resources—education, journals, institutes, publications, papers, conferences—while featured sites are among the more interesting and technologically advanced. Examples include: E-museum, Anthropological Multimedia, Paleolithic diet page, and Anthropology in the News. If looking specifically for archeological information, be aware that not all of the sites are specifically dedicated to that discipline.
Bahn, Paul, ed. Dictionary of Archaeology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1993.
Short definitions and descriptions of terms and notable names in archaeology. Includes suggestions for further reading. Organized alphabetically.
Barker, Graeme, ed. Companion Encyclopedia of Archaeology. 2 vols. New York: Routledge, 1999.
Organizes articles by methods, approaches, and results. Intended for students, teachers, and academics. Each chapter includes a list of references.
Ellis, Linda, ed. Archaeological Method and Theory. New York: Garland, 2000.
Provides an alphabetical list of articles on archaeological subjects. Covers both practice and theoretical background. A further reading list and subject and name indices are included.
Kipfer, Barbara Ann, ed. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2000.
An alphabetical list of articles on archaeological subjects. More extensive explanations than a regular dictionary. Includes a supplementary list of archaeological sites and terms, as well as a timeline.
Murray, Tim, ed. Encyclopedia of Archaeology: The Great Archaeologists. 2 vols. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999.
Provides a chronological list and biographical descriptions of significant archaeologists from the 16th century to the 20th century. Includes a list of references.