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Books

Search Summon, the library's online discovery tool or QCAT 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.
Civilization
Classical literature
Greece--Civilization--To 146 B.C.
Greece--History--281-416 B.C.
History, Ancient
Homer--Political and social views
Latin language
Mythology, Classical
Mythology, Roman
Rome--Civilization
 
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliographyfollowing a subject heading.
 
women--greece--bibliography
 
To find primary sources in the library, look for the subdivision sourcesfollowing a subject heading.
 
greece--history--sources

E-texts

LLTO is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. It contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council. The complete works of writers such as Cicero, Virgil, Augustine, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Bernard of Clairvaux and Thomas a Kempis can be consulted.
 
Greek & Latin material: history of Christian Church to 1439
 
Contains primary and secondary sources.

E-book Databases