Tuesday, October 30, 2007

A New Blog: Joint Library of the Hellenic & Roman Societies / Institute of Classical Studies Library

Joint Library of the Hellenic & Roman Societies / Institute of Classical Studies Library. The Library is maintained jointly with the Societies for the Promotion of Hellenic and Roman Studies and in association with the Institute of Classical Studies (University of London). It contains over 100,000 volumes, 18,250 bound volumes of periodicals and has an international reputation as one of the world’s foremost Classics libraries.

Welcome to this new, interesting and useful blog!

The Blegen Blog is one year old

In the year this blog has been operational we have had 6,869 visits from 4,267 Unique Visitors. 808 visitors have returned more than once.

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JSTOR Instruction Videos on You Tube

Interested in using JSTOR, that amazing resource for tracking down articles, but don't quite know where to start? Check out the helpful videos on YouTube! for some quick, visual lessons about searching that database. There is a video on How to Browse JSTOR , Google Scholar & JSTOR and How to Search JSTOR.  A few quick searches on other databases like ProQuest & Web of Science turned up videos for them too! An quick & easy way to get some good instruction in using these great databases. Check them out!

Friday, October 19, 2007

New Open Access back-files of a journal

Peripheral to Classical Studies, the Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society (JANES) is an important journal for..., um..., Ancient Near Eastern studies. They have just published a pdf archive of approximately three hundred and fifty articles written by over two hundred scholars and students from all over the world on their website at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York

Friday, October 12, 2007

Hesperia 76:3 online

The newest issues of Hesperia
Volume: 76, Issue: 3. Cover date: Jul-Sep 2007
is now available online to institutions and individuals with subscriptions

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Online from The Getty Conservation Institute

Conservation: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter

AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature, A major database of conservation literature abstracts offered free by the GCI in association with IIC and with ICCROM

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Blegen Library Acquisitions, September 2007

The Blegen Acquisitions List for September 2007 is now complete and closed. 109 volumes were catalogued.

For links to all recent Acquisitions Lists, see Newly Catalogued Books.