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21L.014/21H.007J: Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies: Home

Research guide for Stephanie Frampton's Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies

Classical Studies reference sources

Consult this short video below (1:40) to get tips on searching Oxford Reference Online.

Many thanks to Kelly Ng for developing this video.

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Barton: MIT Libraries' Catalog

For tips on using Barton when accessing it from the home page, consult this short (1:12) video.

Many thanks to Kelly Ng for developing these videos.

MIT's WorldCat

Use MIT's WorldCat to request books from other libraries through Borrow Direct.

COVID-19 Update: Borrow Direct is now back online, and you can request print books that will be shipped to an address in the U.S. For the latest information, consult our service updates.

Classical Studies e-books

Other sources for e-books

  • Consult the video (2:27 min) below to learn more about using HathiTrust to locate electronic versions of print books held by the MIT Libraries.

Many thanks to Chris Sherratt for developing this video.

Scholarly articles

The databases listed below contain scholarship from many different disciplines, including Classical Studies. You can also consult our list of databases and other resources by subject. In general:

  • Consult Project MUSE for more recent journal articles.
  • Consult JSTOR for older articles (the name comes from "Journal Storage").

However, both sources now also contain e-books, with JSTOR including books published as recently as this year.

Research guides in other subjects

The links below will take you to resources in other subjects that might be useful.

Manage your references

Any of the these tools listed below can help you organize and cite your references. The Overview at the top of the list explains the strengths and weaknesses for each.

Citing your sources

Some of the tools listed in the "Manage Your References" include tools to help you create citations in your papers. For more help in understanding the mechanics behind the citations (and to verify that the tool in question has formatted everything properly), consult the following:

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