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ANT317: Archaeology of Eastern North America


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Use LibrarySearch when you want to find:

  • Background information 
  • Several articles to get started
  • An exact book or article title
  • Resources in various formats (e.g. books and newspapers)
  • Sources on an interdisciplinary topic 
  • Local and/or unique resources


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To improve your search experience, increase the number of results, and gain access to advanced features and item retrieval options, always log in by clicking My Account on the library landing page:

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Or click the Sign In button at the top right of the LibrarySearch interface:

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If you choose not to sign in at the beginning of your session, you can always click on the sign in prompt that appears above your search results:

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Once you have signed in to LibrarySearch you can: 

  • Update your profile to be sure you will receive important library notifications
  • Check due dates, request item retrieval for pick-up, place holds, review item requests, and pay fines
  • Renew your borrowed items 
  • Email records to yourself
  • View the search history of your current session 
  • Saved your searches, search results, and citations
  • Create alerts to keep up to date on new publications

Please note: LibrarySearch login times out after 30 minutes of inactivity, automatically signing you out and resetting itself to the default search page.

Help with LibrarySearch

For detailed explanations about how to use LibrarySearch, see our library guide on LibrarySearch search tips.