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Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online

By Jes Cooban, on 13 May 2015

UCL has trial access to Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online Collection I and Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online Collection II until 7th June 2015.

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Brill’s companions in classical studies is a leading series of handbooks providing graduate-level coverage of key authors and subjects from Antiquity. Volumes published have focused on authors such as Ovid, Herodotus, Cicero, Thucydides and Propertius, and thematic volumes on Flavian Rome, Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity, Greek and Latin Pastoral and Hellenistic Epigram.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

By Jes Cooban, on 13 May 2015

The Encyclopedia of Ancient HistoryUCL now has access to The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, a comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world. It includes over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE, which extend to all Mediterranean civilizations including the Near East and Egypt, and represent an unprecedented level of coverage of the ancient world.

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History updates twice annually and in June 2015 it will update with approximately 100 new articles. Over the next several years, its coverage will expand to include parts of Ancient Asia and Africa.

If you have any questions about using this resource, please contact your subject librarian.

IOA Library Bank Holiday Opening Hours

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 30 April 2015

Institute of Archaeology Library will be open next Monday, 4th of May, on the Bank Holiday between 11.00-18.00.

Opening times of other UCL libraries over the Bank Holiday are available here:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening.shtml

 

 

Full access to Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)

By Jes Cooban, on 29 April 2015

periodicalsarchiveUCL now has access to all content within Periodicals Archive Online (PAO).

PAO includes the full text of over 750 historically respected journals in the humanities and social sciences. Content is available from volume 1, issue 1, published from 1802 to 2005, across 37 different disciplines, from over 30 countries and in more than 25 languages.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Library Late Opening on this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 23 April 2015

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m. this Friday 24th of April owing to our regular monthly staff meeting.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

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

 

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 25 March 2015

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Library Late Opening on this Friday

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 25 March 2015

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

Sorry for any inconveniences.

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

 

Laptop Loans for Students

By Jes Cooban, on 18 March 2015

This new clip-art-laptops-990350 service provides a short term loan of a laptop to UCL students from the following UCL Library Services sites:

The Laptops may be borrowed from the self-service cabinets Monday-Friday between 08.00 and 20.00. Laptops must be returned by 22:00 on the day of loan, or the time the library closes, whichever is earlier.

For further details and terms of use, please see the web site at:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/laptop-loans

Past exam papers

By Jes Cooban, on 11 March 2015

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It is nearly that time again….past exam papers – including 2014 papers – are available both electronically and in paper format.

The New UCL Senate House Hub

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 10 March 2015

senate-house-2The new UCL Senate House Hub is now open to students, providing an extra 144 study spaces for UCL staff and students. The space is located on the 3rd floor of the South Block of Senate House, about 5 minutes walk from the IOA.

The Hub provides areas for individual study with task lighting and desktop power, and dedicated group work rooms and sofa booths for project work. Print@UCL devices and wifi are also available.

For further details, please follow the link:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/articles/2015/senate-house-hub-opens