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Classics

Books

Search Summon, the library's online discovery tool or QCAT (the library catalogue) to find books, journals, videos and other materials owned by the Library.  You can search by keywords, author, title or subject headings.
 
To find a specific known item, search by title or author.  To find books on a topic, either try a subject or keyword search.
 
To find books by a particular author/person, search QCAT by author:
 
homer
 
To find books about a particular author/person, search QCAT by subject heading:
 
homer
 
To find books on a topic, use a keywordsearch if you do not know the correct subject heading for a topic. Think of the focus (or key) words that describe your topic.
 
women and greece
 
Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings.
 
women--greece--history
women--greece--social conditions
sex role--greece--history
sex customs--greece--history
 
Examples of subject headings relating to Classical Studies:
 
Alexander the Great, 356-323 B.C.
Augustus Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.
Classical literature
Greece--Civilization--To 146 B.C.
Greece--History--281-416 B.C.
History, Ancient
Homer--Political and social views
Mythology, Roman
Rome--Civilization
 
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliographyfollowing a subject heading.
 
women--greece--bibliography
 

Primary Sources

Primary Sources Guide

To find primary sources in the library, look for the subdivision sources following a subject heading.
 
greece--history--sources

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