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Research Handbooks & Bibliographies
Ancient Greek Scholarship: A Guide to Finding, Reading, and Understanding Scholia, Commentaries, Lexica, and Grammatical Treatises, from their Beginnings to the Byzantine Period by
Call Number: (LC, RH) Stacks PA53 .D53 2006
NY: Oxford University Press, 2006
A Bibliographical Guide to Classical Studies by
Call Number: (RH) Ref Z7016.W48, 5 vols
A Bibliography of Dissertations in Classical Studies by
Call Number: (RH) Ref Z7016.T47
Hamden,CT: Shoe String Press, 1976.
Classical Studies: A Guide to the Reference Literature, 2nd ed. by
Call Number: (RH) Ref PA 91.Al S4
Westport CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2006.
A guide to reference literature on Greek and Roman civilization from the Bronze Age through the 6th century A.D.
A Companion to Greek Studies by
Call Number: (LC, RH) Stacks DF77.W6
Cambridge: The University Press, 1931.
A Companion to Latin Studies, 3d ed. by
Call Number: (LC, RH) Stacks PA2061.S3.
Cambridge: The University Press, 1943.
Handbook for Classical Research by
Call Number: (RH) Stacks DE71 .S27 2011
New York, NY: Routledge, 2011.
Chicago or MLA styles are recommended for Classics scholarly writing. Turabian is a derivative of Chicago designed for undergraduate students and may also be used. Please check with your instructor to determine the recommended style. Consistency within one style is required.
The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. by
Call Number: (FW, LC, RH) Ref Z253 .C57.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Various editions may also be available in Stacks or Reserves - check the catalog for holdings.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by
Call Number: (LC, RH, W) Reference Desk LB2369 .T8 2018
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: (RH LC WC) Ref Desk PE1478.M57 ED. 9
New York, NY: Modern Language Association, 2021.
The MLA Style Center
Companion site to the MLA Handbook that features guidelines on formatting a research paper, sample papers in MLA style, a chapter on plagiarism and academic dishonesty republished from the handbook, resources for teaching, regularly updated tips on writing, and an FAQ by the MLA’s editors. Designed as a supplement to the handbook, it covers aspects of writing not addressed in depth in the book. Does not contain full text of the handbook. Consult print format.
Citation & Writing Websites
OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
Excellent site for citation information. Guidelines for APA, MLA, and Chicago citation styles.
Turabian Quick Guide
From the University of Chicago Press, this website provides a basic overview of the Turabian style.
Research & Documentation Online
From Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, this is the companion website to the Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister writing and research manual.
Fordham University Writing Centers
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Writing Center Handouts & Resources
Guides created by the Writing Center staff to help student writers.
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