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Classics: Society and Women

Greek Woman at the Laver
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Family scene in the Gynaeceum
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Roman Woman – Wall Painting from the Villa San Marco, Stabiae
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Buying Bread
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Roman Family
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Understand Your Topic

The first step is to make sure you understand the topic. Identify the main concepts or keywords in your question to help you develop a search strategy

  1. Use encyclopedias and dictionaries for Classics to find definitions and background information

 

  1. Check for High-Demand items by course code  (about High Demand )
  2. Find course material on Learn

Find Books

The Library Catalogue  lists books held in the Library's collection

Hints for searching the Library catalogue


See also:

Citation Chaining

Finding eBooks

Find Journal Articles

The Library Catalogue lists the print and electronic titles of journals held by the Library. Select the Journal title begins with search option and enter the full journal title

  • Sometimes the titles of journals in lists of Classics references have been abbreviated, making them hard to find on the Library catalogue. Here is a list of abbreviations along with the full titles that should be used in the Library catalogue

To find articles on your specific topic, use Citation Chaining and search in the recommended Classics databases


See also:

Finding Classics Journal Articles

Find Websites: Society and Women

Society and Women

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