Research databases contain detailed records of thousands of journal articles, book references and conference proceedings.
These records usually include the article title, authors, abstract (a brief summary), keywords (to enable your search to find it) and more.
This is the core bibliographical tool for finding journal articles and book chapters for classics, classical archaeology and ancient history.
This database provides information about articles and chapters, but does not provide full text access the actual items. You can use the Check for this @ Exeter button to see whether you can get access, either in full text or online. See the Searching Annee Philologique activity for details on how to do this.
The following resources are useful for full text access to Greek and Latin works, as well as translations:
Greek language resources
Latin language resources
You can access the Oxford Latin dictionary via Oxford Scholarly Editions.
Latin and Greek texts with English translations
The following resources are useful for introductions to Classical topics:
For more details, see the specialist guides below:
So, when searching databases, be prepared for an extra step.
After finding a relevant article or book you need to check whether you have access to that item, either in print or in full-text online. Many of the databases will have a Check for this at Exeter button; clicking on this link will check whether we have access to the item.
For more information and top tips on finding the full text, see the How to access full text articles libguide.
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