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This research guide is intended to help you locate print and electronic resources accessible in the CCNY libraries, as well as from off-campus.

Welcome to Classics LibGuide!

classicsWelcome to the Classics LibGuide!

This research guide is intended to help you locate print and electronic resources accessible in the CCNY libraries, as well as from off-campus. 

Each tab represents different types of resources and provides a list of selected catalogs, databases, and websites you can use to locate information you need. 

 

 

Research Steps:

1. Define your research topic

What are you interested in? What do you want to find out? What do you intend to demonstrate/argue/prove in your paper?

2. Get an overview and background information of the topic

Use general and subject specific encyclopedias, refine and narrow down your topic, and find key search terms to use

3. Identify the types of resources you need

print/electronic? books? journal/magazine/newspaper articles? images? statistics? blogs? interviews? video clips? sound recordings?

4. Search for information

View selected resources by clicking on different tabs in this guide.

5. Evaluate information and sources

accurate? current? appropriate for academic research papers?

6. Cite your sources

Use MLA, APA, Chicago Manual of Style, etc.

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