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Introduction to Electronic Resources in Classics

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  • Electronic Resources for Classics Lyn Bailey Librarian Alicia Periel Senior Library Assistant Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
  • Where you might start…
  • Websites/Catalogues
    • Newton – library catalogue http:// www.lib.cam.ac.uk/newton /
    • Faculty of Classics Website http:// www.classics.cam.ac.uk /
    • University Library (UL) Website http:// www.lib.cam.ac.uk /
    • Cambridge Libraries Gateway http:// www.lib.cam.ac.uk /libraries/
    • COPAC: http:// copac.ac.uk /
  • A brief look at the electronic databases
  • Bibliographical Resources
    • Web of Knowledge – citation database
      • http:// wok.mimas.ac.uk /
    • Includes Arts and Humanities Citation indexes
  • L’Année Philologique
    • Bibliographical Database
      • http://www.annee-philologique.com/aph /
    • Indexes 1500+ periodicals related to Classics
    • Equivalent to printed volumes 1-79 (2008), & interim records for latest print volume
  • Other Databases
    • Perseus
    • http:// www.perseus.tufts.edu /hopper/
    • Packard Humanities Institute
      • CD-ROMs available at Faculty of Classics, Library Office – Gk online at http:// epigraphy.packhum.org /inscriptions/
    • LLT Library of Latin Texts
      • http:// www.brepolis.net /
    • Patrologia Latina
      • http:// pld.chadwyck.co.uk /
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
    • Database of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453
    • Updated quarterly
    • List of authors and works included in database available on the website
    • Links to Perseus for translations and dictionaries
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
    • Available via the web at
      • http:// www.tlg.uci.edu /
  • Thesaurus Linguae Latinae
    • Available via De Gruyter
      • http://refworks.reference-global.com/Xaver/start.xav?col = Coll_BTL -TLL
  • Dictionaries/Encyclopaedias
    • Oxford Classical Dictionary
      • http:// www.oxfordreference.com /
    • Brill Online http:// www.brillonline.nl / including:
      • New Pauly (German and English)
      • New Jacoby : a new edition of the 856 fragmentary historians that comprise F. Jacoby's Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Parts I-III
  • Contact Details
    • Lyn Bailey
    • Librarian
    • Faculty of Classics
    • Sidgwick Avenue
    • Cambridge CB4 3LE
    • Email: library@classics.cam.ac.uk
    • Tel: 01223 335154