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Ancient History and Classical Languages: Search tips

This is a guide to finding the best resources for research in Ancient History and Classical Languages

Search Tips

Find a specific journal

Search for the title of the journal in the Library catalogue, NewCat +.

  • Use quotation marks to make your search more specific. Example: "Journal of academic ethics".
  • If the Library has the journal, the catalogue record for the journal will be in the results list. It will include details of years that are available.
  • For journals which are available online there will be a link to the journal database.


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How to search a database

Every journal database includes search hints and tips in the help menu - start there if you're not familiar with how to search the databases.


Finding articles for an assignment

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