Classics

This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research related to Classics.

The Classics liaison librarian is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, and effectively use the information resources of Queen's University Library and beyond.  

Here are the key starting points for your research in Classics.

Année philologique

Publication coverage: 1924 - present

Comprehensive index to scholarly research in classical studies. Content coverage: Second millennium B.C. - 800 A.D.

Gnomon Online

Publication coverage: 1990 - (updated weekly)

Indexes books, book articles and some journals in the area of classical studies. Citations with selective articles in full-text.

JSTOR

Publication coverage: Varies with publication.

JSTOR archival journal collections include thousands of journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

MLA International Bibliography

Publication coverage: 1925 - present

Comprehensive index to scholarly writing on literature, language, linguistics, literary criticism, folklore, drama, literary genres, etc.

Philosopher's Index

Publication coverage: 1940-

A comprehensive, bibliographic database covering worldwide research in all areas of philosophy.

TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists @ CHASS

Publication coverage: 1992-

A volunteer project started in 1992 which makes available the table of contents of about 185 journals of classicists.
Two books titled, "The Skin We're In" and "Until We Are Free".
Library creates Anti-Black Racism Reading List

Librarians at Queen’s University have assembled a reading list related to anti-Black racism, Black history, life and culture in Canada, race and health equity, and education against anti-Black racism.

Opening of Queen's Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology
Virtual Exhibit Examines Former Queen's Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology

A new virtual exhibit, created by a student and professor in the Queen’s Classics Department and hosted by the Queen’s University Library, explores ancient objects excavated at Jericho and Dhiban that were once held in a museum on Queen’s campus.

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