Updated: July 2002
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The ArchNet Search Engine can help you. This engine searches ArchNet WebSpace in a variety of ways to help minimize your research time. All documents located on the ArchNet server are indexed on a daily basis. IF you cannot find the material you are in search of using the Search Engine, try the Regional or Topical pages.
We try to maintain links to all web sites which server archaeological data. If you cannot find information on a particular site or subject, chances are it either does not exist, or has not registered with ArchNet.
Where does all this information come from?
ArchNet includes links to hundreds of institutions and researchers. Each presentation usually contains the author's name and institutional affiliation.
Who can use ArchNet?
ArchNet is freely accessible to students and researchers world-wide. You do not have to register to use this resource. However, if you use any of the resources accessed via ArchNet in your research, please give them the proper citation.
How do I cite articles from the Web?
Contrary to popular belief, almost all information available through the World Wide Web is subject to international copyright laws. Material presented in written and graphic formats on the web is copyrighted even if no copyright symbol appears on the page. This includes data, images, icons, sound, and video. To properly cite Web-based resources you should include: author(s) name, date, title of article, URL (address), location of archive. If you have other questions, consult your local reference librarian.
Can I copy the Ceramic Attribute Glossary to distribute to my students?
Because all information contained in ArchNet is copyright of the authors you must obtain their permission before copying their material for distribution and/or publication. Every presentation usually includes the author's name and email address.
How do I list my WWW site with ArchNet?
You can write us at: email@example.com or fill out the registration form. Please be sure to fill in all the fields so we properly categorize your site.
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The success and popularity of ArchNet is largely due to the comments we have received from hundreds of individuals. Please feel free to drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign our Guest Book currently unavailable do to upgrades.
Can I ask you a question about a site?
If you need additional information about a site or an artifact, your best bet would be to post your query to the ARCH-L listserver or one of the archaeology newsgroups. A complete list of archaeology discussion groups and other sources of information can be accessed by clicking here.
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