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Books in the Library have different loan periods:
- 1 Day Loan
- 3 Day Loan
- Standard (borrower category dependent)
More information on borrowing books can be found at:
James Hardiman Library Borrowing
Books relating to Archaeology are mainly located on Floor 1. Some books are located in Closed Access and can be requested. There are some Archaeology e-books available also.
Dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and other reference works can be an invaluable starting point for your research or study. Print reference works for Archaeology are mainly located in Humanities and Social Sciences Reference on Floor 1. Some online reference works are also available.
Oxford Reference is a useful multidisciplinary online reference work which includes some Archaeology titles e.g. Oxford Companion to Archaeology (2nd ed.)
The atlas of world archaeology by With the incredible archaeological discoveries that have reshaped our perspective on the past, this atlas, with its detailed and carefully researched maps, presents the new story of human evolution that these discoveries have revealed.
Call Number: 930.1 ATL
Publication Date: 2003
The prehistoric archaeology of Ireland by On present evidence the human settlement of Ireland commenced some ten thousand years ago. The prehistoric story, as a result, covers over eight and a half thousand years. This book provides a chronological account of this long timespan, and, through numerous illustrations, charts the development of the first hunting and foraging communities, the achievements of the earliest agriculturalists with their remarkable megalithic tombs and the technological advances of the later bronze- and iron-using societies.
Call Number: 936.15 WAD
Publication Date: 2010
The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland by This book provides a synthesis of what we currently know about how caves were used and perceived by communities spanning the 10,000 years of human occupation of Ireland
Call Number: 941.5 DOW
Publication Date: 2015-06-30
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