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A Classics Research Guide

This is the library catalog of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute).

Interlibrary Loan

Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL), you can:

  • borrow books and more from other libraries
  • get copies of articles that Emory doesn't own

You will be notified when your materials arrive (most materials are obtained within 2 weeks).

Make an Appointment at the Writing Center

The Emory Writing Center manages scheduling via a web-based program called WCOnline. You can read additional information about creating appointments on the Writing Center website.

Finding Books


Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, which include Woodruff, Pitts Theology, Health Sciences Center, McMillan Law, Guy Chemistry, Math & Science Center and, Oxford libraries.


EUCLID is the older version of Emory Libraries' catalog.

A catalog for libraries worldwide, WorldCat  contains citations for books, journals, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, computer files, newspapers, slides, and videotapes.

Materials from WorldCat may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.


Reference Universe
Reference Universe is designed to be used in conjunction with a library's print reference collection. It provides the ability to search the article titles and back-of-the-book indexes to over 4,200 subject encyclopedias and reference works from 250 publishers, with links directly to EUCLID to indicate which of the titles Emory owns.

The encyclopedia of ancient history
The most recent major reference work on ancient history.

Brill's New Pauly
Full-text articles on all aspects of the ancient world, including persons, places, institutions, events, artifacts, technical terms, ideas and concepts, and interaction between Greek and Roman culture with others (Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, etc.). Many articles are illustrated with maps, site plans, genealogical tables, and black-and white photographs. Brill's New Pauly Online includes the entire text of Metzler's Der Neue Pauly and also all volumes of the English language Brill's New Pauly.

Cambridge Collections Online
Cambridge Companions Complete Collection presently contains the Cambridge Companions to literature, philosophy, religion, classics and culture; more collections in subject areas will be added soon. The collection is updated with new Companions on publication.

Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online contains a number of reference works relevant to Roman history:

The Cambridge Ancient History
Reference D57 .C252 vols. 1-14

Encyclopedia of the ancient world
Reference CB311 .E54 2002 vols. 1 -3

Encyclopedia of the Roman empire
Reference DG270 .B86 2002

A Dictionary of ancient history
Reference DE5 .D53 1994

The Oxford classical dictionary
Reference DE5 .O9 1996

De Imperatoribus Romanis ("On the Rulers of Rome")
DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453).

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