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Classics electronic resources

  1. 1. Electronic Resources for Classics Lyn Bailey Librarian Alicia Periel Senior Library Assistant Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
  2. 2. Where you might start…
  3. 3. Websites/Catalogues <ul><li>Newton – library catalogue http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty of Classics Website http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>University Library (UL) Website http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge Libraries Gateway http:// /libraries/ </li></ul><ul><li>COPAC: http:// / </li></ul>
  4. 4. A brief look at the electronic databases
  5. 5. Bibliographical Resources <ul><li>Web of Knowledge – citation database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Includes Arts and Humanities Citation indexes </li></ul>
  6. 6. L’Année Philologique <ul><li>Bibliographical Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li> / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Indexes 1500+ periodicals related to Classics </li></ul><ul><li>Equivalent to printed volumes 1-79 (2008), & interim records for latest print volume </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other Databases <ul><li>Perseus </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /hopper/ </li></ul><ul><li>Packard Humanities Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CD-ROMs available at Faculty of Classics, Library Office – Gk online at http:// /inscriptions/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LLT Library of Latin Texts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Patrologia Latina </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) <ul><li>Database of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 </li></ul><ul><li>Updated quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>List of authors and works included in database available on the website </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Perseus for translations and dictionaries </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) <ul><li>Available via the web at </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Thesaurus Linguae Latinae <ul><li>Available via De Gruyter </li></ul><ul><ul><li> = Coll_BTL -TLL </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Dictionaries/Encyclopaedias <ul><li>Oxford Classical Dictionary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brill Online http:// / including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Pauly (German and English) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Jacoby : a new edition of the 856 fragmentary historians that comprise F. Jacoby's Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Parts I-III </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Details <ul><li>Lyn Bailey </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty of Classics </li></ul><ul><li>Sidgwick Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge CB4 3LE </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 01223 335154 </li></ul>