Tag: Classics

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Wiley’s Online Encyclopedia of Ancient History: database trial

November 4th, 2013 at 02:11

The libraries are running a trial of the Wiley Online Encyclopedia of Ancient History. The publisher’s description: “The only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world. Our board of experienced and internationally diverse editors has collected over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. [...]

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online: database trial

October 11th, 2013 at 09:10

We are running a trial of the beta version of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics. The publisher writes: “The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an [...]

British School at Rome now on Copac

August 9th, 2013 at 08:08

The records of the British School at Rome catalogue have been loaded onto Copac.

New database resources / trial

July 29th, 2013 at 11:07

We have added 3 new resources to the eLibrary Gateway.  2 are permanent and 1 is a one-month trial.  The two permanent services are: 1) Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)  – we have access to three collections: Archaeology, Classical Studies and History. OHO brings together the world’s leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the [...]

L’Année Philologique–database trial

January 25th, 2013 at 01:01

The libraries are running a trial of the database L’Annee Philologique on the EBSCOhost database platform.     We currently have a subscription to this Classics database on the publisher’s platform. The trial is available via,athens&profile=ehost&defaultdb=lnp or through the eLibrary Gateway. The trial ends 28 February.  Feedback on the EBSCOhost interface as compared to the publisher’s interface will be appreciated.

New resource: Translated Texts for Historians

December 2nd, 2011 at 12:12

Thanks to collaboration between the School of History and the Departments of Classics and Theology & Religious Studies, we have been able to buy the e-book collection, ‘Translated Texts for Historians’. The Translated Texts for Historians E-Library contains 50 volumes that bring together a wealth of important historical sources from 300-800 AD translated into English. [...]

Free 30-day access to 49 De Gruyter databases

June 16th, 2011 at 02:06

The publisher De Gruyter is offering 30 days of free access to all 49 of their online databases, on the occassion of 100 German Librarian Days.    Use this link for instructions on access and a full list of the databases:   The databases include  Zoology Online and Nietzsche Online, and cover subject areas of science, history, theology, philosophy, art, [...]

Looking for free eBooks? Try

June 13th, 2011 at 08:06

Free literature is a vast collection of links to sites offering free, full-text, electronic works. It covers a wide range of disciplines and material from Classics and Poetry to Music Scores and visual images. There are also links to sites that offer free audiobooks.  It would take too long to describe the extent of this site.  [...]

Yale University: Digital Images from Cultural Collections freely available

May 16th, 2011 at 08:05

Scholars, artists and other individuals around the world will enjoy free access to online images of millions of objects housed in Yale’s museums, archives, and libraries thanks to a new “Open Access” policy.  At present, more than 250,000 images are available through a newly developed collective catalog.  This will continue to grow as other collections [...]

New journal subscription: International Journal of the Classical Tradition

April 6th, 2011 at 10:04

Our new subscription to International Journal of the Classical Tradition is now available via UNLOC or the eLibrary Gateway.   About the journal (from the publishers website): The official journal of the International Society for the Classical Tradition Examines how cultures from the ancient world to the present time have received Greek and Roman antiquity Focuses on [...]