The Paleoindian Database of the Americas




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Q: I want to just cite the webpage and the general database. What is the appropriate citation?

Anderson, David G., David Echeverry, D. Shane Miller, Stephen J. Yerka, Eric Kansa, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, Kelsey Noack Myers, Joshua J. Wells, Thaddeus G. Bissett, Christopher R. Moore, Ashley M. Smallwood, and Andrew A. White. 2019. Paleoindian Settlement in the Southeastern United States: The Role of Large Databases. In Early Floridians: New Directions in the Search for and Interpretation of Florida’s Earliest Inhabitants, edited by David Thulman and Irv Garrison. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

Anderson, David G., D. Shane Miller, Stephen J. Yerka, J. Christopher Gillam, Erik N. Johanson, Derek T. Anderson, Albert C. Goodyear, and Ashley M. Smallwood
2010 PIDBA (Paleoindian Database of the Americas) 2010: Current Status and Findings. Archaeology of Eastern North America 38:63-90.


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