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Humanities - Classics and ancient history: Databases / journals

This guide will help you find resources for classics and ancient history.


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  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
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  • music scores
  • and more

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A list of databases by disciplines is accessible on the main library webpage at the top of the OneSearch box

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Useful UWA resources


Welcome to the Classics and Ancient History guide! In this guide you will find information resources specific to your discipline as well links to services available to you as a UWA student. Click on the tabs to navigate.

Finding information using databases

Search the following databases to find information resources (e.g. journal articles and book chapters) on your subject. Using OneSearch will enable searching across a number of databases at one time. If you prefer to search databases individually, the next tabs list resources useful for the disciplines of the Humanities in general and some more specific to Classics and Ancient Studies.



Find UWA full text articles in Google Scholar


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Google Scholar lets you search for scholarly literature across a variety of disciplines. Google Scholar is freely searchable and oftens offers direct access to the full text or through "Find it at UWA".

Activate the FindIt@UWA links in Google Scholar to access the UWA full text version of articles. Once activated, you will see FindIt@UWA links - click these and the online, UWA databases will be searched for you.

To activate the FindIt@UWA feature in Google Scholar when off campus:

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Click on Settings (the small black cog wheel - the last icon in the top menu)
  3. Select Library Links in the left hand side menu
  4. Enter University of Western Australia (or UWA Library) in the search box and click on the magnifying glass
  5. Tick the checkbox for the option The University of Western Australia (FindIt@UWA)
  6. Click Save

Figure 1: FindIt@UWA link in Google Scholar