Office of the State Archaeologist Publications

OSA Homepage

One of the OSA’s primary missions, as a research unit at the University of Iowa, is the dissemination of information on archaeological and historical topics to both professional and public audiences.

Free Publications

View digital versions of several popular archaeology booklets. Topics include the Lower Des Moines River, the Loess Hills, the annual Archaeology on the Road RAGBRAI booklets, and more!


For-Purchase Publications

Currently, you can purchase any of the publications from the OSA's Report Series and Special Publications.