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Boatwright Memorial Library

Finding Books

Browsing the stacks

Call Number Guide for Browsing

DF 77 Archaeology of Greece

DF207-218 General Greek History

DF 220-241 Greek History, Specific Periods

DG 75-DG 190 General Roman History

BL 700- BL 980  Ancient religion (European)

N5633   Greek Art

N5780 Roman Art

Subject Headings

Art, Roman

Art, Greek

Classical Archaeology

Funeral Rites and Customs, Ancient




Great Britain-- Religion--to 449



Finding Books in Boatwright Library

To search for books in Boatwright, use the Library Catalog. When dealing with classical Greece or Rome, it is often useful to add the word "history"  or "ancient" or "classical" to any search.  Start with a keyword search and, when you have found one or two relevant books, examine their subjects headings to help guide further searching, or use terms from the table of subject headings to the left.  Don't assume that there is nothing in books about your site just because there it is not the main subject of a book.  Use terms related to the general geographical location, culture,  or historical period in your searches.

Many books will have information on a site that is not evident from the record in the catalog.  To find these books, you can use the browsing guide on the left and scan the tables of contents and indexes of books in the appropriate call number area.

Other ways to Identify Books

You can also find relevant books by using the national union catalog of book, Worldcat, by searching Google Books or Google Scholar, and by searching  our Ebsco and Ebrary e-book Database.