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Key databases for Classics

If you need to find journal articles about a subject that you are researching or studying, it is important to search journal databases. Type your topic into the search screen of the database to obtain a list of relevant journal articles, and remember to look at help screens or Library guides to make the most of what is on offer.

Below is a list of journal databases which are most often used in Classics. You can also see a complete list of databases for Classics available from the Library.

L'Année philologique

Search for modern editions of ancient texts, journal articles and conference proceedings on classical authors and the classical world. The database is updated annually.

Guide to using L'Année philologique

Cetedoc Library of Christian Latin Texts

CETEDOC is a database of Christian Latin Texts, including the Corpus Christianorum editions, supplemented by other texts. This database allows you to search for the full text of works by early Christian authors and to search within these texts. It is useful for Theology and Religious Studies, History, Classics and Medieval Studies. This database is updated at irregular intervals.

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.

Guide to using Web of Science