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Syracuse University Libraries

Archaeology & Biological Anthropology: Books

Library print collections

There are a number of different collections on the SU Campus that may be useful for your research in archaeology.  Also search the Libraries' catalog for individual ethnic groups such as Hopi Indians, or Igbo, or Pashtun.

Social Sciences

  • anthropology
  • archaeology
  • archaeology and history
  • feminist archaeology
  • human remains (Archaeology)
  • slavery
  • antiquities
  • physical anthropology
  • other social sciences
  • various geographic areas


  • biology
  • environmental sciences
  • forensic sciences
  • ethnobotany
  • health sciences

E-book collections

Each of these collections allows for full-text searching of all titles simultaneously:

Reference books

Don't forget that all campus libraries have reference collections with scholarly encyclopedias, atlases, and other publications that may provide useful background information for your research

Course reserves

Reserve books for Anthropology are located on the first floor of the Bird Library. Online reserve materials can be accessed through the course Blackboard page