The Monash libraries use the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme to organise books and journals. The most efficient way to locate material in the library is to use Search. The following call numbers may be useful as a guide when browsing the shelves of the Matheson library's general collection.
|292||Classical (Greek & Roman) religion|
|305.40938||Historical, geographic, treatment of women in Greece to 323 AD|
|870||Italic literatures Latin|
|873||Latin epic poetry & fiction|
|880||Hellenic literatures Classical Greek|
|881||Classical Greek poetry|
|882||Classical Greek drama|
|883||Classical Greek epic poetry & fiction|
|930||History of ancient world|
|937||History of ancient world Italy|
History of ancient world Greece
Listed here are some of the prominent classics journals available at Monash either in print or online format.
Primary sources for Ancient Cultures and Classics, in online, print and microform formats can be found in:
(Image: Unknown, Fragment of Homer's Odyssey. Image courtesy of Getty Search Gateway, J P Getty Museum.)
Consult the guide to find relevant sources including images, archaeological data, original classical works, artefacts, newspapers and more.
Databases are essential for uncovering research published in scholarly sources in your area of interest. Consult several
to find journal articles, books, theses, conference papers and much more on your area of interest.
Online reference resources:
Newspapers often report new archaeological findings around the world. The Library subscribes to major newspapers around the world through databases such as Factiva and Newsbank.
Online copies of selected sections are available via the internet at the newspapers web address, for example, http://www.guardian.co.uk/. Access to these is usually available for 1-2 weeks.
Google sometimes links to newspapers articles but the fulltext is not always available.
The Library provides archival access to many newspapers in microfilm. The details are available in the catalogue and there is a country approach on the Library newspapers page