Library Services


Classical Archaeology

Book collections

Material on the subject of classical archaeology has the prefix YATES in honour of James Yates, an antiquarian and collector whose will provided for the founding of the present collection, and is located in the UCL Institute of Archaeology Library. Its strengths include a large number of excavation reports from the main Greek and Roman sites (e.g. Delphi, Samos, Delos, Olympia and Pompeii) and many important series such as: Corpus vasorum antiquorum (CVA) and Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae. A guide to the Garside classification scheme is available.

Journal collections

Journals covering classical archaeology will be found within the Institute of Archaeology's alphabetical sequence of journals INST ARCH Pers. Many more titles are available online.

Online resources

An extensive range of e-resources are available and these databases will be of interest to classical archaeologists.

Other Internet resources

General Resources

UCL Library Services offers training and support to all staff and students. However, if you prefer, please do get in touch with me directly using the contact details on the right.


New accessions

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The new accessions list for September 2016 now available

E-books on demand

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

    UCL Libraries run  series of projects that directly involve users in the acquisition of e-book content – currrently this involves: Cambridge Books Online JSTOR Wiley Online Library Go to our Ebooks on demand@UCL  to find out more.  

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (REP)

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

UCL Libraries now have institutional access to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy which means that you can enjoy access to over 2,700 articles covering unparalleled breadth and diversity of subject matter in Philosophy including 163 articles on ancient philosophy.

E-books on demand@UCL continues in 2016-17

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

The popular E-books on demand@UCL projects are to continue in the 2016-17 academic year with even more new e-books being added as they are published throughout the year. See our Ebooks on demand@UCL webpage to find out more about the various projects.

Institute of Archaeology Library will be closed on Saturday 3rd September 2016

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

The scaffolders will be installing portable cabins onto the scaffold gantry outside the Institute of Archaeology building and because of the health and safety issues the Institute of Archaeology Library will be closed on Saturday 3rd September 2016. Access to the building will be also limited for staff and students. Apologies for any inconvenience this […]