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HO 301 Honors Colloquium

Fall 2012   Professor: Terryl Kinder


Reference/Instruction Librarian: Steven Burks

Office: Library 210

Phone: ext 2354


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 Research Orientation Coverage - Cleopatra VII
  • Reference Materials
  • Books - Library catalog / WorldCat / Google Books
  • Journals       
  • Access - Full-text, Interlibrary Loan, Off-Campus Access, UVM
  • RefWorks - Save your sources to this bibliographic utility 
  • Finding out  if/where the library has your journal article
    Journal Finder - List of full text periodicals available in SMC Library
  • Forward Citing - Google Scholar

Reference Materials

Reference Materials are browsable by LC classification 

See Major Reference Sources by Subject for more resources

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online 

Ancient Greece
REF DF 214 .A49 2007   2 vols.

Brill's New Pauly Encyclopedia of the Ancient World   10 vols.
REF DE 5 .N4813  2002

Civilizations of the Ancient Near East  4 vols.
REF DS 57 .C55  1995

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
REF DF 16 .E52 2006

Encyclopedia of Archaeology     5 vols.
REF CC 110 .E54  1989

The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
REF DE 5 .O94 2005

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece & Rome  7 vols.
REF DE 5 .O95 2010

Chicago Demotic Dictionary   (Nytimes article on the completion of the work)


Library Catalog- Search for books, DVDs, and other resources in the Durick Library

Other Libraries - Links to the catalogs of other libraries

WorldCat - Search libraries around the world

Google Books -

 Journal Databases

See Subject Guides to lead you to journal articles in different subject areas

Access: Full-text, Interlibrary Loan, Off-Campus Access, UVM

Look for the check for full text link to access an article in a database.  If an article is not availble full text, you may check the Interlibrary Loan link to have the article deliverd as a pdf via email.

All library resouces are available off-campus through the library's proxy server.    You will be prompted for your Mikenet/Username and password.

You may use the UVM databases in the Bailey Howell or Dana Medical Library.  Use your KnightCard to take out books


RefWorks - Cite your sources

RefWorks allows you to import references from online databases, organize your references into folders, and then create bibliographies.  You can select from a variety of style forms (eg APA, MLA).  RefWorks is free to the SMC community and available from any computer with Internet access.


Journal Finder - Locate a journal in a Library Database

Use the Journal Finder link.  Enter your journal title and you will be given links where the journal can be located.

This can be helpful when reading an article and wanting to find a reference from the works cited list.


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