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Classics: Reference & Citation

Reference - Online

Encyclopedias & Survey

New Pauly Online - a comprehensive encyclopedia of the ancient world.

Cambridge Collections Online - digital editions of the Cambridge Companions to Literature & Classics.

Cambridge Histories Online - includes the Cambridge Ancient History series.

Oxford Reference Online Premium - dictionaries & encyclopedias, with a section on Classical Studies, including:

  • The Oxford Classical Dictionary
  • The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
  • The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome


Database of Latin Dictionaries - historical & contemporary dictionaries.

Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries - dictionaries of the major Indo-European languages and language branches.

Thesaurus linguae Latinae (print) - historical dictionary of the Latin Language.

Oxford Reference Online Premium - encyclopedias and handbooks, plus these Latin dictionaries:

  • Pocket Latin Dictionary: English-Latin
  • Pocket Latin Dictionary: Latin-English

Citation Guides

Print copies of the standard citation guides are located at the Information Desks of all campus libraries.

See also these online citation guides:

To gather & organize citations, try this bibliographic management program: