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  • AATA Online
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    Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts includes abstracts of over 100,000 articles from about 400 journals as well as book chapters, conference proceedings, and reports on the analysis, examination, excavation, preservation, and restoration of artifacts and monuments; site information.
  • ARD, Anthropology Review Database, 1990
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    Collection of refereed reviews covering all types of anthropological publications, including including books, audiovisual materials, multimedia, exhibits, tourist sites, conferences, and on-line resources. It is intended to improve the level of access of anthropologists to anthropological literature by making them more aware of what is being published and helping them to evaluate its relevance to their own interests.Reviews are published individually, as soon as they clear the editorial process. The database contains the signed, refereed reviews they publish themselves, citations to those published in /American Antiquity/, and links to a number of online publications and sites.
  • ARTstor
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    Provides access to over a million high quality images of art and photography, with descriptions and provenance. Also includes images in the fields of anthropology and architecture.
  • Biblical Archaeology Society
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    This site provides an full-text online archive of past issues of the journal Biblical Archaeology Review (1975 to present), Bible Review (1985 to 2005 complete) and Archaeology Odyssey (1998 to 2006 complete), Special Collections assembles articles from BAR on each of several topics (e.g., Dead Sea Scrolls, Temple Mount). Clicking on the BAS icon in the upper right brings up news, online-only features, and several e-books published by the Society.
  • British School at Rome Library & Archive
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    A collection of 27,000 images from 4 collections held by the British School of Rome: Ward-Perkins photographic collection (archaeological sites in Libya, South Etruria Survey, and WWII damage in Italy); Ashby (archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome); Mackey (19th century images of Rome, Sardinia, and Sicily); and Bulwer (19th century views of Italy, France, and Greece).
  • Digital Archaeological Atlas of the Holy Land
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    The Digital Archaeological of the Holy Land (DAAHL) is an "internationalproject that brings together experts in information technology includingGeographic Information Systems (GIS) and the archaeology of the Holy Land."
  • Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations (DARMC)
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    The ///DARMC/ makes freely accessible the best available materials for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) approach to mapping and spatial analysis of the Roman and medieval worlds. //It allows innovative spatial and temporal analyses of all aspects of the civilizations of western Eurasia in the first 1500 years of our era, as well as the generation of original maps illustrating differing aspects of ancient and medieval civilization.Coverage begins with the Roman Empire (based on the /Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World /and the Pleiades, the online gazetteer and bibliography of classical sites), continues through the Byzantine Empire and medieval Europe. Plans to include the Islamic world in the future.//Draws on the cartographic achievements of the as well as Pleiades, the online gazetteer and bibliography of classical sites.
  • eHRAF Archaeology
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    Part of the full text library historically provided by the Human Relations Area Files. Published materials (books, journal articles, and dissertations) in the field of Archaeology. Uses subject terms developed in the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM).
  • Ernst Herzfeld Archive
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    Ernst Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an important scholar in the field of Iranian studies. This collection documents his archaeological activities in the Near East, including Persepolis, Samarra, and Aleppo. Content includes correspondence, field notebooks, object inventories, etc.From the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.
  • ETANA
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    ETANA is envisioned to include the permanent archiving, dissemination and generation of both front- and back-end stages of scholarly knowledge (such as archaeological excavation reports, editions of ancient and modern texts, core early monographs, dictionaries, journals, and reports in the public domain), a portal to ANE Web resources, an electronic commons where scholars in the field can share data and images, and eventually an electronic publishing effort for "born digital" publications. ETANA will also collect and/or develop software required for the production of the Internet site in core areas identified by the planning committees and outlined herewith. Vanderbilt's library will serve as the host technical site and grant administrator.
  • Gnomon Online
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    A database for ancient history, classical philology, and archeology, Gnomon is an international bibliographical index to monographs, journal articles, conference papers, essays in collections and dissertations in many languages. It can be searched from 1990-present by subject, author, keyword, and/or publication. Words within the citation are linked to additional articles.Includes a thesaurus that bridges the gap between English and German terms common to classical studies. In English, French, and German.Produced by the publisher of the journal Gnomon (Doheny Journal Stacks, PA3.G6).
  • InscriptiFact
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    The InscriptiFact Project is a database designed to allow access via the Internet to high-resolution images of ancient inscriptions from the Near Eastern and Mediterranean Worlds. The target inscriptions are some of the earliest written records in the world from an array of international museums and libraries and field projects where inscriptions still remain in situ. Included are, for example, Dead Sea Scrolls; cuneiform tablets from Mesopotamia and Canaan; papyri from Egypt; inscriptions on stone from Jordan, Lebanon and Cyprus; Hebrew, Aramaic, Ammonite and Edomite inscriptions on a variety of hard media (e.g., clay sherds, copper, semi-precious stones, jar handles); and Egyptian scarabs. These ancient texts represent religious and historical documents that serve as a foundation and historical point of reference for Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the cultures out of which they emerged.
  • International Bibliography of Art
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    The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art, IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and retains the editorial policies which made BHA one of the most trusted and frequently consulted sources in the field. The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09, with new records created by ProQuest using the same thesaurus and authority files.
  • Projekt DYABOLA
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    DYABOLA provides access to subject catalogs of publications on the history of art and the ancient world. The most important is the Realkatalog des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Rom, the most comprehensive database for classical archaeology, dating back to 1956. Indexes books, festschrift, journals, and collected works on antiquities, art, and archaeology in the Mediterranean world from antiquity through the early Medieval period.
    Check the box that says "IP-Access," then click "Start" button. You will see a list of the databases to which USC subscribes; click the flag for the language you want.
  • TermDoc: Online Dictionaries About Cultural Heritage
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    Search multilingual dictionaries to translate cultural heritage terms. Definitions are not included. Covers French, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, and Dutch.
  • TOCS-IN
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    Beginning with 1992, TOCS-In provides the tables of content from nearly 200 classics, near Eastern studies, and religion journals (over 75,000 articles) in text format and through a Web search program. Some collections (/e.g., Festschriften/) are also included. Only about 15% of the articles have links to the full-text or an abstract.The Louvain mirror site archives much additional materials for some of the journals before 1992.
  • USC Digital Library
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    The USC Digital Library (USCDL) is the digital repository for original research materials which have been selected for archiving by the Libraries. Content made available by the USCDL facilitates new and creative opportunities for scholarship and teaching by providing enhanced access to materials which feature and highlight the Libraries' holdings or from non-Library held collections identified in collaboration with members of the USC academic community. Accordingly, the USCDL provides a wealth of primary and original source material in a variety of formats. These may include, but are not limited to USC theses and dissertations; photographs; rare books, or portions thereof; manuscripts; source documents; sound recordings; moving images; data sets; 'born digital' documents; and digital representations of physical objects. USCDL content can be licensed or sub-licensed to parties outside of USC.