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Classics

Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

You can also see a complete list of databases for Classics

Key databases

Bridgeman Education

Bridgeman Education is a complete visual resource offering over 1,000,000 digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists all copyright cleared for educational use. Due to technical limitations, Bridgeman Education is only available on campus, or through Desktop Anywhere.

Guide to using Bridgeman Education

Library of Latin Texts Online

This 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. Coverage from Classical Antiquity to 1965. This database is updated at irregular intervals.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Search for full text biographies of all notable deceased public figures who have influenced British history and culture. Useful for any subject. The database is updated three times a year. The printed volumes of all editions and supplemental volumes are shelved in the Brotherton Library General Reference Collection.

Guide to using Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Search for full text entries on topics in philosophy. Each entry is kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a scholarly editorial board before they are made public. The database maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research, and is continually revised and updated.

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.