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Library Late Opening on this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 24 November 2014

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m. this Friday 28th November owing to our regular monthly staff meeting.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

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

Datacentre Shutdown

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 24 November 2014

Due to a planned ISD datacentre shutdown for maintenance, the majority of library system functions will unavailable between 1700 on Friday 28 Nov and approx. 0800 on Monday 1 Dec.  This places severe limitations on accessing our online resources this coming weekend.

Details below:

We can only issue and return books at the issue desk. We cannot renew books for you or check your library record.

  • The Library catalogue – Explore – will not display up-to-date availability details of books – you won’t be able to tell whether items are on loan or not. We will provide instructions within Explore on obtaining a snapshot of holdings and locations information.
  • Users will not be able to sign into Explore to access their account, place requests, book rooms or renew their items online.
  • Access to Exam Papers and other collections in Digital Collections (e.g. Bentham manuscripts) will not be available.
  • Reading lists will not display availability of library items.

Please note: access to eresources (ebooks, ejournals and databases) is unaffected.

Messages will be placed on the UCL Library Services homepages of these disruptions to services.

Apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.

New accessions

By Jes Cooban, on 19 November 2014

The accessions list for October 2014 is now available

The Cambridge companion to the Roman Republic / edited by Harriet I. Flower.

ANCIENT HISTORY R 12 FLO

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online

By Jes Cooban, on 12 November 2014

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UCL has trial access to Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online until 10th December 2014.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to the knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is a research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Vetus Testamentum Supplements Online

By Jes Cooban, on 29 October 2014

62924UCL has trial access to Vetus Testamentum Supplements Online until 22nd November 2014.

Vetus Testamentum Supplements Online covers the whole range of Old Testament study, including Septuaginta studies, Ugaritic research relevant to the study of the Old Testament, Hebrew studies, studies in ancient Israelite history and society, and studies in the history of the discipline. There are both monographs and collective volumes, the latter including the Proceedings of the Triennial International Congresses of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament.

This collection contains 159 titles published up to and including all titles published in 2013.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Library Late Opening on this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 28 October 2014

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m. this Friday, 31st  of October, owing to our usual monthly staff meeting.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

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

Trial access to the Loeb Classical Library

By Jes Cooban, on 22 October 2014

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UCL has trial access to the digital Loeb Classical Library until 19th December 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

The mission of the Loeb Classical Library, founded by James Loeb in 1911, has always been to make Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends this mission into the twenty-first century, presenting an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of Greek and Latin literature. It includes more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek and English texts in a modern interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

New accessions September 2014

By Jes Cooban, on 15 October 2014

9781780762470.ashx The new accessions list for September 2014 is now available

Trial access to Ancient Commentators on Aristotle

By Jes Cooban, on 26 September 2014

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UCL has trial access to the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series until 20th November 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Now available online, this 100 volume series translates into English the principal works of the Neoplatonist commentators on Aristotle. The translation in each volume is accompanied by an introduction, comprehensive commentary notes, bibliography, glossary of translated terms and a subject index.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian

Institute of Archaeology Library

By Jes Cooban, on 24 September 2014

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late – at 10am – this Friday 26th September owing to the monthly staff meeting.

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