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CLAR 2110: Greek Archaeology

How to find books, articles, maps, images, etc. relating to Greek archaeology. The Guide is also relevant for 3000-level courses.

ALICE Catalog, OhioLINK Catalog, and WorldCat

1. Start here: ALICE Library Catalog...

  • Includes: books, videos, magazine, journal, and newspaper titles, from ALL Ohio University campus libraries.
  • Does not include: individual articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.
  • Look for Location, Call Number, and Status. AVAILABLE means it should be on the shelf, or readable online.

2. Can't find it in ALICE? Try OhioLINK...

  • Access to 50M+ items from around the state.
  • Quick, easy, and free borrowing; see table of borrowing information.
  • Use  the grey "request it" button from OHiolink get items from OhioLINK. Delivery usually within 3-4 days.*

*Please allow several additional days during COVID-limited operations. 

3. Can't even get it from OhioLINK? Try WorldCat...

  • Combined catalogs of thousands of libraries from around the world.
  • You cannot borrow directly in WorldCat; request books and media via Interlibrary Loan.

Call Numbers

Below is a simplified outline of the main call number ranges for ancient history, art, and archaeology. Archaeological site reports will usually be in the History and Archaeology call number ranges, which are mostly in the Fine Arts Library, although it is worth looking on the 6th floor, too.

Fine Arts (3rd floor)

N5315-N5900: Ancient Art in General

  • N5350-N5351: Egypt
  • N5370-N5380: Mesopotamia
  • N5390: Persia
  • N5410-N5440: Phoenicia
  • N5460: Judea and Syria
  • N548-N5560: Asia Minor
  • N5603-N5720: Greece
  • N5740-N5790: Italy and Rome
  • N589: Other areas

NA210-NA349: Ancient Architecture

  • NA215-216: Egypt
  • NA220-NA221: Mesopotamia
  • NA225-NA226: Persia
  • NA230-NA231: Phoenicia
  • NA240-NA245: Asia Minor
  • NA260-NA290: Greece
  • NA295-NA340: Italy and Rome

NB69-NB169: Ancient Sculpture

  • NB75: Egypt
  • NB80: Mesopotamia and Persia
  • NB90-NB105: Greece
  • NB108-NB120: Italy and Rome
  • NB130: Other areas
  • NB133: Greek and Roman Relief Sculpture
  • NB134-NB143: Bronze
  • NB145-NB159: Terra Cotta
  • NB160-NB165: Sculptural Topics, e.g., mythological figures, people

NC55-NC65: Drawing

ND49-ND136: Painting

  • ND75: Egypt
  • ND110-ND115: Greece
  • ND120-ND127: Italy and Rome
  • ND130: Other areas

Ancient History (3rd and 6th floors; a few reference books on 2nd floor)

  • DE: Ancient Mediterranean
  • DF1-DF289: Greece
  • DG1-DG365: Rome
  • DS56: Ancient Near East
  • DS68-DS75: Mesopotamia
  • DS80-DS111: Lebanon, Syria, Judea
  • DS156: Asia Minor
  • DT57-DT73: Egypt