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Archaeology

Cited Reference Searching

Footnotes and bibliographies take the researcher back to additional, previous sources.  Cited reference searches are the opposite, carrying the search forwar

Web of Science 

Change Basic Search to Cited Reference Search.   Enter the information for your known work to see which works have cited it later.  Search options include cited author, cited work, and cited year.

         

 

 

 

Citation Formats

Ask the library staff at the reference desk for help and check to see if your instructor requires one of these formats.

AAA - American Anthropological Association
APSA - American Political Science Association
APA - American Psychological Association
ASA - American Sociology Association
Chicago/Turabian
CBE - Council of Biology Editors
MLA - Modern Language Association
SAA - Society for American Archaeology
USGS - U.S. Geological Sur
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Interlibrary Loan

Beloit College has access to over 1 million volumes outside of the building. Request materials (books, DVDs, articles) via the catalog using theRequest Item thought Interlibrary Loan button when not found in our catalog. More information

Evaluating Resources

The relevance and quality of a resource should be evaluated. Look for:

Authority of Authors - are they experts in the field? are they respected?
Scope of Content - does the text cover your needs?
Timeliness - is the time period covered relevant? has there been newer material published?