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.

Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984

Publication coverage: 1907 - 1984

Index of articles and book reviews in humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields.

JSTOR

Publication coverage: Varies with publication.

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

Library of Latin Texts Online

LLT is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. This ever expanding database includes Latin literature from Classical Antiquity to the early-modern and modern eras, across all genres.

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.
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