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Books are located on the upper floor (001-841) and the lower floors (841-999) of the library at the Lampeter campus. It is important to search the library catalogue in order to find specific titles. Some relevant classification numbers for Classics are listed below:
|292||Classical mythology and religions|
|480||Classical Greek language|
|880||Classical Greek literature|
|930||History of the ancient world|
The main collection of Classics print journals is located at the lower floor while the latest jounals are displayed on the ground floor of the library at the Lampeter campus. It is important that you use the catalogue to locate individual journal titles. Most of the printed jounals are available electronically; there are some available only in the printed version.
A selection of full text e-journals as well as the indices and abstracts are available via the library. Many of our e-resources require you to login using your university IT account.
To search for full text e-journal articles by subject, you can go to the library catalogue or go to specific e-journal resources on the E-Journal Collections. Some useful e-journal collections for Classics are:
The easiest way to find full text e-journal articles is to use the library catalogue. E-journal titles can be located using the E-Journal search. A complete list of journal collections can be found at Electronic Journals A-Z list.
The library subscribes to a number of e-resources, of which the following might be useful:
L'Année Philologique indexes books, journal articles and collections in all the disciplines of Greek and Roman antiquity.
Brill Online provides access to New Jacoby, the Jacoby Online (Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker), the New Pauly (encyclopedia of the classical world) and the Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum online (catalogue of new inscriptions published).
Loeb Classical Library is a digital library of Greek and Latin texts in the original language and in translation, covering all major authors of the Greco-Roman world from Homer to late antiquity.
Oxford Art Online covers all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day, from art and architecture to ceramics and photography. It gives access to the text of over 50,000 articles from the 34 volumes of the Dictionary of Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. Here you can access the Oxford Classical Dictionary, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Greece and Rome, as well as Latin dictionaries.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is a digital library of Greek literature from Homer to the 16th century AD. All texts in this resource are in ancient Greek. Tutorials explaining how to use this resource are available on YouTube.
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae is a Latin dictionary with additional information about authors, time period, publications and editions.
Many of our e-resources require you to login using your university IT account. A complete list can be viewed here.
The internet is a very useful tool for finding information and resources but it can be very difficult and time consuming to find relevant, up-to-date and accurate information and should be used with care. To help you search and evaluate web resources more effectively, try doing the Internet Detective online tutorial.
- Electronic resources for classicists
- Open Directory Project: ancient Rome
- Open Directory Project: classical studies - Greek
- Open Directory Project: classical studies - Roman
- Open Directory Project: myths and folktales - Greek
- Open Directory Project: myths and folktales - Roman
- AWOL - The Ancient World Online
- The Beazley Archive
- Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies
- City of Rome Project
- Digital Library Numis
- Diotima: women and gender in the ancient world
- Gnomon Bibliographical Database
- Imagines Project
- Internet Classics Archive
- Perseus Digital Library
- Roman Provincial Coinage Online
- Rome Project
- Textkit: Greek and Latin learning tools
- VROMA: virtual community for teaching and learning classics