Unearthing archaeology: a study of the recent coverage of selected English-language archaeology journals by multi-subject indexes and by Anthropological Literature
- ISSN: 01639269
- DOI: 10.1080/01639260903089115
Librarians, faculty, and professional researchers, and students already encounter difficulties in locating journal articles for the field of archaeology, yet, in the current budgetary climate, librarians needing to reduce subscription costs may be tempted to cancel smaller, discipline-specific indexes in favor of large multisubject indexes with broad coverage. This study examines and compares the coverage provided to 208 archaeology and archaeology related journals and magazines by six multi-subject indexes and by anthropology's primary index, Anthropological Literature, over a twenty yearperiod (1988-2007).