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Anthropological Literature

Citations to articles and essays on anthropology and archaeology, demography, economics, psychology, and religious studies from Harvard's Tozzer Library.   More Info

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JSTOR

Full-text to 130 of the top journals (minus last 3 years) in African Studies, Native American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Middle Eastern Studies, and Sociology.   More Info

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Annee Philologique

Citations to books and articles on Greek and Roman history, philosophy, art, archaeology, epigraphy, religion, mythology, music, numismatics, papyrology, and science.   More Info

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Dyabola

To access click IP Recognition. Citations to books, articles, and essays on Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Near Eastern and Byzantine archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics, and history.   More Info

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Databases & Other Web Resources

ABZU

Citations (some full-text) of archaeological excavation reports, editions of ancient and modern texts, core early monographs, dictionaries, and journals covering the ancient Near East.   More Info

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Annual Egyptological Bibliography (AEB)

Citations and abstracts to journal articles and book reviews covering Egyptian material culture, history, religion, and society.

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Archaeology Data Service

Covering England, Scotland, and Wales from prehistory to modern, the aim of the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) is to collect, describe, catalogue, preserve, and provide user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research. In addition to standard keyword searching the database is browse able by time period, material type, and country. Many of the site records lead to either the PDFs of the actual site reports or a bibliography of published findings.

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Beazley Archive and the Classical Research Centre

The original 'paper archive' of photographs (c.250,000), notes, drawings and books relating to ancient Greek art has been catalogued, digitized and greatly expanded. There are also databases of Athenian figure-decorated pottery of the 7th-4th centuries BC, gems, Etruscan terracottas, vase inscriptions, and sculptors' inscriptions.

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Gnomon

Citations to journals (1997-present) covering ancient archaeology, Byzantine studies, Christianity, epigraphy, law, literature, military, mythology, numismatics, religion, and society

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Oriental Institute Research Projects

An online gateway to the Institute's research projects in archaeology, philology, and epigraphy covering every part of the ancient Near East, including the Nile Valley, Mesopotamia, Persia, parts of the Ottoman Empire, and the lands of the Bible.

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Perseus Digital Library

Catalogue of over 1,500 vases, over 1,800 sculptures and sculptural groups, over 1,200 coins, hundreds of buildings from nearly 100 sites and over 100 gems.

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

Citations and some full-text to over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses from more than 1,000 North American and European graduate schools.   More Info

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RAMBI (Index of Articles on Jewish Studies)

Citations (some full-text) of articles covering Jewish material culture, language, philosophy, and religion written in Hebrew, European Language, and Yiddish.

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Social Sciences Citation Index

SSCI allows you to find articles that have cited an author's work, both obscure and well-known. Also known as footnote chasing.   More Info

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TOCS-IN

Citations to top over 185 scholarly journals covering archaeology, classics, and religion and Near East studies from 1992 to present.

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WorldCat

A mega-library catalog containing over 55 million records contributed by 20,000 libraries around the world. If we don't have it, find out who does.   More Info

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Encyclopedias, Directories, Handbooks

Beazley Archive

Contains over 5000 images (Greek pottery, Greek & Roman sculpture, & gems), an illustrated dictionary, bibliographies on archaeology; architecture, sculpture, gems, pottery, coins, and history.

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Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890)

This classic work is a treasure trove of information on all aspects of Greek and Roman life: music, customs, law, medicine, food, clothing, politics, religion, trade, etc.

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Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854)

Provides detailed coverage of all the important countries, regions, towns, cities, geographical features, etc., that occur in Greek and Roman literature, including the sacred scriptures.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full-text subject encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference works in over 20 subject areas including anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, and history.   More Info

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Grove Dictionary of Art

Coverage of all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman visual arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, the decorative arts, and urban planning.   More Info

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Reference Universe

Citations to encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and yearbooks. Search over 5,000 reference books at once. Note you must find print copies of cited works.   More Info

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