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Resources for researching the art of ancient Rome

General Reference

Online Resources for Journal Articles and Citations

Art and art-related sources

Online Resources for Journal Articles and Citations

General Sources

Web Resources

Important Reference Books

Claridge, A.  Rome:  An Oxford Archaeological Guide (Art Library Reserve DG62 .C53 1998 )

Nash, E.  Pictorial dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO NA310 .N28 1968 )

Platner, S.B. A topographical dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve DG16 .P685 1965 )

Richardson, L.  A new topographical dictionary of ancient Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO DG68 .R5 1992 )

Haselberger, L.  Mapping Augustan Rome (Art Library Reserve FOLIO GA895.R65 M37 2002 )

Steinby, E.  Lexicon topographicum urbis Romae (Main Library Reference Collection FOLIO DG63 .L49 1993 )

Important Journals

American Journal of Archaeology
Library: The years 1897-1999 are shelved off site at the Library Annex.  The years 2000-2011 are shelved alphabetically among the journals on the 3rd floor of the Main Library.
Online access: JSTOR (1897-2005)

Journal of Roman Studies
Library: Main Library Folio DG 11 .J7 (1911-2009)
Online access: JSTOR (1911-2007)

Journal of Roman Archaeology
Library: Main Library DG 11 .J68 (1988-2010)

Evaluating Information

Evaluate Information Online: The CRAAP Test

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Evaluating your sources

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Accuracy - Are the facts, names, dates, etc correct?

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Subject Guide

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