Classics and ancient history resources

Location of print resources

You can find most of the print resources for your subject on the second floor of the Arts and Social Sciences Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

You can also find useful books on cultural theory in the Wills Memorial Library.

  • Exam papers: located on first floor and available for photocopying
  • Theses: these are held in the thesis collection and can be viewed by request; use Library Search to find details and ask at the ground floor Information Desk for access

Digital resources

Classics and ancient history databases

Additional resources

  • Perseus Digital Library - a growing library of the humanities covering Classics (Greek, Latin, Archaeology, Papyri); English Renaissance (Shakespeare, Marlowe, and more); the Bolles Collection on the history of London; "American memory" from the Library of Congress; and the Boyle Papers (history of science). The contents include original texts, secondary sources, and many thousands of images.

Subject support

Get expert advice and support from your subject librarian.

Support for members of academic teaching staff, who would like to create an online reading list for their course unit.

Suggest a book purchase

If there is a book you would like us to buy, please fill out the form.

Academic staff

If items are in particularly high demand, please use our 1 day loan request form (Office document, 15kB) to request that they are transferred to 1 day loan.

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