Purpose of this guide

To give tips on finding secondary sources (books, book chapters, and journal articles) that will help in writing your historical fiction and research paper projects.

Tools for Finding Secondary Sources

HOLLIS (see HOLLIS Tips) -- Harvard's library catalog, combined with a mega-database of articles and other sources

JSTOR -- Full-text articles from scholarly journals in all disciplines

Oxford Classical Dictionary -- Concise definitions and overviews of subjects, with bibliographies

Cambridge Ancient Histories -- Forty-five volumes of the latest scholarship, fully searchable

Oxford Bibliographies -- Specialized bibliographies written by experts in all fields, with concise annotations

Oxford Handbooks -- Includes 197 scholarly articles on Ancient Greek history

Oxford Reference -- Classical Studies -- Twelve authoritative reference books on Greek and Roman civilization and language

Steve Kuehler, Research Librarian
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