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Archaeology and ancient history: ATS1247 Archaeology

For students of archaeology, ancient history and classical studies at Monash University.

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Key Resources

Searching for books or articles

Use the Library Search to retrieve books, journal articles and other resources. Find Search on the library homepage.

Library search


Sign in first so that you can place holds on books at other campuses, renew books, manage loans and save searches using e-shelf.

Leave the default as 'All resources' to find all types of resources in our collections and a wide selection of databases.

There is an option to search 'Library collections' which focuses on physical resources the library has in its collections

  • Use * to truncate terms. For example, archaeolog* will return results containing archaeology and archaeological.
  • Use "inverted commas" to search for terms as a phrase, rather than individual words. For example, "ancient egypt", or "ancient greece".
  • Use the limiters on the left hand side of your screen to limit your results by resource type (i.e. book, audio-visual, journal), or by date, library branch, and more.
  • You can Request a book if there isn't one on the shelf in your home library.