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Help and About the Collection

About this Collection:

This online collection contains 51 unique specimens selected from the University of Calgary Archaeology Department Faunal Comparative Collection for digitization and description. It represents a test sample created as a pilot project for the Department of Archaeology to demonstrate the potential uses of such a collection by department staff, students, and associated researchers.

How to use the Collection:

Searching

To search the collection, simply click on the search box at the top of the page and type in the keyword(s) that you would like to search for. Once you have entered the term(s) you wish to search for, press 'enter' on your keyboard, or click the "search" button.

To search for a term within a specific field, such as "species" or "title", or to use boolean logic (AND, OR, NOT, and exact phrases), you can do so using the advanced search feature by clicking on "advanced search" and entering the term(s) you wish to search for in the associated textbox. If you wish to search for more than one term or in more than one field, click on "add another field". Once your terms have been entered into the search box, you can then select which field(s) you would like to search in, as well as what boolean logic you would like to apply, by selecting these features from the associated drop-down boxes. Finally, to begin your search, simply click the "search" button.

Browsing

To view the entire collection and browse through the record thumbnails, click on the "browse all" button at the top of the page. This will open a results page displaying all items currently held within the collection, allowing you to browse the contents at your leisure. Suggested Topics The collection includes several "suggested topics" searches which have been pre-configured to provide quick access to commonly searched topics. To use any of these pre-configured searches, simply click on the suggested topic you are interested in and the collection will present you with the relevant results.

Usage Rights and Permissions

Use of the materials and information contained within this collection is permitted for personal research and non-commercial educational purposes only. Should you require additional usage permissions, please contact the rights owner indicated at the end of each record within the collection.

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