Classics

Open Textbook Network Includes (Some) Classical Works

By Deborah Katz on October 9, 2017

The Open Textbook Network includes three works in Classics that are easy to find; two texts of Cicero and one on Hannibal. A search on Greek and Latin also brought up titles that may be of interest to Classicists . Exploring the library contents through the search box yields worthwhile results.

Change of Vendor for L’Année philologique

By Deborah Katz on October 5, 2017

Starting October 1, 2017 Brepols became the sole vendor of L’Année philologique. Our current WU access through Les Belles Lettres will end sometime before December 31, 2018. No worries, we have begun a subscription to L’Année via  Brepols. Here is a link to all the resources we access...

Classics New Books List: January- October 2017

By Deborah Katz on October 5, 2017

              Here is a long list of titles (400+) purchased from the Classics main book fund. It is quite robust and best published with greater frequency, I realize. B108 .A38 2016,”The adventure of the human intellect : self, society, and the divine in ...

Zotero Drop-In Clinic

By Alison Verbeck on September 15, 2017

Does citing sources give you a headache? Zotero may be the cure. Drop in Zotero training will be offered from 1:00-2:00pm in the Olin Library Lobby on the 3rd Thursday of the month: September 21 October 19 November 16

Unpaywall

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new image collection, Images of Ancient Music. The project was brought to Scholarly Publishing by Professor Tim Moore, the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies.  The collection, ...

3MT/Three Minute Thesis – Sponsored by the Lieberman Graduate Center

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.  3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.   First priz...

New Philosophy Books Added to the WU Libraries Collection

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

Here are the new books received in Philosophy between July 2017 and January 2017.         AM350 .A53 2016,.Wie Aristoteles ins Museum kam : zur Gründung der Kunstsammlungen in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum im Jahr 1965 / Bernard Andreae..,.Mainz : Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur : Stu...

Take a One Hour Research & Tech Studio: Oct 21 – Oct 30

By Deborah Katz on October 20, 2016

 It’s not too late to sign up for one of the hour long workshops designed to help you with research or technology that assists  with research. These sessions take place in the Olin library, Arc Lab. Session descriptions and online sign-up here.