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Classical Origins

Finding Books in JASPERCat

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Reference & Background

Starting your research project often means doing some background reading. The library has a variety of places where you can get basic information on your topic. Below are a few useful resources to help you get started.

 Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is an extensive dictionary of the English Language..

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Encyclopedia Brittanica

Full-text of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, Nations of the World, Britannica's Book of the Year

 Cambridge Companions Online

Covers literature, philosophy, religion, classics, cultural studies, and music, ensuring a complete reference for all those working in the humanities, written by leading experts in the field.

Find all of the library's reference databases here.