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New Research Grid in the Science Library opens to graduate students

By Jes Cooban, on 3 February 2016

ResearchThe brand new Research Grid, providing graduate students with improved learning facilities, is now open. Refurbishment of old office space on the 4th floor of the Science Library has provided a contemporary 74-seat space for graduate students to study either collaboratively or in private.

IOA Library Late Opening this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 26 January 2016

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m. this Friday 29th of January owing to our regular monthly staff meeting.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

The book bin will be left open for the return of items.

Index of Christian Art

By Jes Cooban, on 20 January 2016

index-christian-artUCL has trial access to the Index of Christian Art until 22nd January 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCLAnywhere

The Index of Christian Art is a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects. The database is based on the Index of Christian Art begun at Princeton University in 1917, and contains approximately thirty percent of the paper files developed up to 1991 as well as all works electronically indexed since then. Further details on the database can be found here.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Accessions list

By Jes Cooban, on 13 January 2016

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The December accessions list is now available

Happy Holidays!

By Jes Cooban, on 23 December 2015

Decadence of the Romans

Today would have been the last day of the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia which was dedicated to the Roman god Saturn. However our holidays are just beginning and for all the details of our opening times over the festive period please see here.

Merry Christmas from IOA Library Team!

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 16 December 2015

Institute of Archaeology Library Team wishes you a Happy Christmas!

May your hearts be filled with love, your souls with kindness and your shelves with lots of books!

Please have a look at our Institute of Archaeology Library Team by clicking the link below.

https://www.pinterest.com/ioalibrary/ioa-doppelgangers

Our mascot Angus is also very happy!

Angus

Accessions List

By Jes Cooban, on 16 December 2015

The accessions list for November 2015Thucydides is now available

Trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity (LGGA)

By Jes Cooban, on 16 December 2015

UCL has trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity until 12th January 2016.

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in AntiquityLGGA serves as a useful point of reference for information on the ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship.

Sorted alphabetically by Latin name, each entry consists of an introduction with biographical information on the respective grammarian, as well as a discussion of his work and preserved fragments; the Greek text of these fragments; and finally
the relevant bibliography, including lists of editions (if any) and studies.

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Winter newsletter

By Jes Cooban, on 16 December 2015

A new winter issue of our library newsletter is now available to read.

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IOA Library Late Opening this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 26 November 2015

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m. this Friday 27th of November owing to our regular monthly staff meeting.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

The book bin will be left open for the return of items.