New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

New Books in Classics Added to WU Collection: April 2018 – October 2018

By Deborah Katz on October 3, 2018

            CALL # TITLE PUBLISHED B317 .A28 2017 Socrates mystagogos : initiation into inquiry / Don Adams. London   New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. B317 .S6145 2018 Socrates and the Socratic dialogue / edited by Alessandro Stavru, Christophe...

Oxford Handbooks Online in Classical Studies – seven new titles purchased

By Deborah Katz on October 3, 2018

          Oxford Handbooks Online in Classical Studies brings together the world’s leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. Here is the lin...

Brill’s Jacoby Online — new subscription

By Deborah Katz on October 3, 2018

Thank you Professors Stamatopoulou and Keane for requesting access to the Brill Jacoby Online. In its new format, Jacoby Online consists of five sections. The  User Guide provides detailed descriptions of each section, and useful searching tips.   – Die Fragmente der Griechischen Histo...

Summer Institute in Papyrology

By joelminor on October 2, 2018

From the Chair of Classics, Dr. Catherine Keane: The 2018 Summer Institute in Papyrology (SIP), organized by the American Society of Papyrologists (ASP) and held in Olin Library Special Collections, represents a lasting investment in our important collection of papyri from Egypt. The papyri colle...

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 ...