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Classical Studies: Getting Started

An introductory guide for classical studies.

Reference Collection

The following is a list of major reference sources available in the Reference section in the Aurelian Wing:



Credo Reference includes a series of subject specific books related to archaeology and ancient history. Among these sources you can find encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides.


The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most important series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. The Library makes available the collections for classical studies, history and literature.

Writing Help

The Library can assist you in finding information on how to write research papers.