One good place to start for research in archaeology is with encyclopedias and handbooks, which will give you an overview of your topic. Try a general search here:
Or browse these handbooks by region: Archaeology in America, Mesoamerican cultures, Religion in the ancient world, Ancient near east, Roman republic, Chinese archaeology, and South American archaeology.
Or by topics: Cultural resource management (CRM), Dental archaeology, Food in the ancient world, Forensic archaeology, Gender prehistory, Heritage studies, Historical archaeology, Maritime archaeology, Paleodemography, Paleoanthropology, Paleopathology, Paleontology for beginners, Postcolonial archaeology, and Quantitative analysis in archaeology.
Search our book catalog for site reports and books.
Other useful subject terms are: Archaeological Dating, Archaeology Field work, Animal Remains (archaeology) and Plant Remains (archaeology).
When looking for site reports for Anthropology 2AC, check eScholarship and AnthroHub for PDF site reports by Berkeley scholars, and our book catalog for printed reports. Some site reports are also on course reserve for 2AC; ask at the anthropology circulation desk. When searching online, try using words like excavation, site report, archaeology, + your topic or the site name.
For articles, book chapters, and conference papers, start by searching:
From there, go on to: