A really great way to start researching a new topic is by getting an overview or in-depth background information. One of the (many) great things about reference works in classics is that they are written by scholars in the field and often include references to primary sources.
- Specialized online encyclopedias such as:
- Print reference sources in classics are located in the Reference section, on the 1st Floor of the Library. Print and online reference sources are searchable via OneSearch.
- Oxford Classical Dictionary
DE5 .O9 2003
- Classical Studies: A Guide to the Reference Literature
PA91 .J4 2006
- Online reference databases such as: