Sources, guide to (.pdf) — Print this 3-page handout for use in the library. The sources listed will be
found in most academic and many large public libraries.
This site is designed to serve
the needs of college students and their instructors, but I hope that it will prove useful
to anyone looking for authoritative information about the ancient civilizations of Middle America. Please keep in mind that much of the available scholarly literature is
accessible only to affiliates of higher education institutions.
Sources conforming to the following criteria will be considered for inclusion on this site:
Addresses the interests and needs of the academic community. The disciplines of art
history, archaeology, epigraphy, and
pre-columbian and early colonial history are eligible;
Vetted or authored by scholars, librarians,
or other qualified educators;
Up-to-date with few broken links;
Free from commercial sponsorship, bias, and unnecessary graphics
and advertisements; and
Provides unique content not easily found in other
sources, or not done as well or thoroughly in other sources.