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Written by distinguished scholars from around the world, the Dictionary covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology. It also contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, gender, and ecology.
Print Location: Burling Reference DE5 .O9 2012
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor DE5 .P33313x 2006
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Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize DE5 .A57 1998 4 volumes
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Print Location: Burling 3rd Floor PA 3001 .P28x 1968
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The text is also available online at Perseus Digital Library.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor BL687 .R47 2004
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor DE5 .P33313x 2007
Comprehensive bibliography of the literature on all aspects of the classical period, published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, in collaboration with the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the American Philological Association. A print edition is also available (Z7016.M35 A1).
Full-text digital library containing most of the surviving Greek texts from Homer (8th century BCE) to the fall of Byzantium in 1453 CE. Create a user account to access the various content areas.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
1940-present. Indexes books and journals in all areas of philosophy, including aesthetics, bioethics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, social & political philosophy, and the philosophy of education, history, language, law, religion, and science.
1926-present. Online database indexing scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
1970-present. A collection of hundreds of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports, and conference proceedings devoted to the impact of gender across a broad range of subject areas.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize DF77 .L43 1984
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Print Location: Burling Reference DG270 .B86 1994
Online encyclopedia that addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements, and historical events around the world, with interactive features that enable the user to place literature within its historical context.
Before 1000 BCE to the present. Catalog of millions of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide, maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). The best way to identify resources beyond Grinnell College's collections.
A consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries that acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor HQ1127 .S25 2001
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Hosts a series of downloadable maps that are freely available for educational use and also can be licensed for publication at nominal cost. The maps are organized according to rough geographic regions, including the Roman Empire, the Iberian Penninsula, Egypt, the Aegean, and the Mediterranean.
The American Philological Association is good starting point to explore resources for the study and teaching of Classics. With their new motto "From Gatekeeper to Gateway," the APA is working to create a higher profile for the field of Classics and a more vital Web presence, as well as increased scholarships and teaching awards support.
This is a free-to-join networking site for classics. Intended for use by teachers and students, this site brings together blogs, ebooks, instructional videos, and discussions about classroom technology. From the Web site:
"Students and teachers of Latin, ancient Greek, and Classical literature can exchange ideas on the role of technology in the Classics classroom here. Share your stories and ideas, Titus-like triumphs, or Trojan-like defeats with colleagues world-wide." Become part of the classics learning community.
A mega-site for Web resources put together by the same organization that maintains Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
Primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece and Rome
A list of reference resources that can supplement work in Classics, including among its recommendations: The Bryn Mawr Classical Review, the Internet Classics Archive, and Perseus -- which has searchable full-text access to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites.
A guide to MLA style and formatting created and maintained by Purdue University. Note APA and Chicago style and formatting details and for creating annotated bibliographies are also available.
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.
Print Location: LB2369 .G53 2016
On permanent reserve at the circulation desk. A second copy is available on the 2nd floor and can be checked out.
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
Faculty in the Department of Classics at Grinnell offer instruction in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature as well as in ancient Greek and Roman art, archaeology, history, and philosophy.
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Arethusa (print and online) known for publishing original literary and cultural studies of the ancient world and of the field of classics that combine contemporary theoretical perspectives with more traditional approaches to literary and material evidence
Classical Journal (print and online) Greek and Latin literature and philology. Published continuously since 1905.
You can browse journals by subject here.