Remember that you need to reference everything you use in your work. See the box below for general advice, or use the Classics Referencing Guide for detailed advice on how to reference classical sources.
This is the core bibliographical tool for finding journal articles and book chapters for classics, classical archaeology and ancient history.
To find other databases that are useful in Classics, use the Databases A-Z List to select a specific resource for comprehensive searching. You can browse by subject or type (e.g.maps, archives, images etc.) or search to find your required resource.
If you're looking for introductions to Classical topics, try one of these resources:
For full text access to works in Greek and Latin, as well as authoritative translations, try these:
JSTOR provides access to scholarly book, journal and primary sources via an easy to use search interface. However, nearly all the journal content is backfiles, i.e. older issues. For the latest research, you will need to use l'Année Philologique as well.
The following video shows you how to use ebooks on the JSTOR service.
You can use the following catalogues to search for material held at other libraries:
See the tab at the top of the page for more details on specialist resources, e.g. epigraphy, numismatics, art and architecture.
Use the Search Techniques LibGuides for lots of hints and tips on successful online searching
As you search you need to keep track of all the material you will be using in your academic work so that you can cite and reference it appropriately.
Always check your module handbook for specific departmental guidance on the style required for your assessed works and dissertations. Check with your personal tutor or dissertation supervisor if you need clarification.
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Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a great resource to use when you are planning and conducting your research.
It is targeted at social science researchers but is useful across all subject areas as it covers key research methodology topics that are applicable across the research spectrum.
Sage have produced a comprehensive LibGuide to help you get the best from the resource.