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Classics and Archaeology

Liaison Librarian

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Michele Chittenden

Welcome and Overview


This guide provides selective sources to help you conduct research in Classics and Archaeology. Use the tabs on the left to navigate through the various resources. Many resources are available electronically, enabling researchers to easily gain access to key primary source texts and digital images.

  • Omni Overview: Search tips using Boolean operators, and basic and advanced search strategies.
  • Reference Sources: Recommended reference resources that provide you with an overview of your topic.
  • Books: Recommended search strategies and tips on how to use Omni to search for books on your topic.
    • Primary Sources: Search tips for finding primary sources available through Queen's and on the Internet. 
  • Articles (Omni; Indexes and Databases): Learn how to search in multidisciplinary databases such as Omni and in discipline-specific databases to locate scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles on your topic. 
    • Journal Search: Search in specific journals for your topic.
  • Bibliographies: Recommended bibliographies for Classics and Archaeology.
  • Images: Recommended databases and websites.
  • Theses and Dissertations: Information about finding theses and dissertations.
  • Evaluating Sources: Guidance on evaluating sources.
  • Citing Sources and Citation Management: Links to citation style help guides and citation management software.


Nine Muses, By Unknown - Jastrow (2006), Public Domain,

The nine muses on a Roman sarcophagus (second century AD)—Louvre, Paris



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Please contact me to arrange an appointment: Michele Chittenden, Classics Liaison Librarian.