Scholarly books on topics in Classics, as well as primary sources, can be found in several places in the library.
Locations of books
If you've never had to find a specific book in a college library before, the task can seem rather daunting at first. The University of Arkansas Libraries created a very helpful two-and-half minute video tutorial on how to read and interpret Library of Congress Call numbers. If you have any questions about finding materials that you need, please do not hesitate to ask any Collins Library staff member--we're here to help!
The Bryn Mawr Classical Review offers lively reviews of scholarly books published in Classics. This RSS feed highlights the most recent reviews published, but you can go to their website to search for reviews of older books.
Collins Library, like most academic libraries in the United States, uses Library of Congress Subject Headings to describe the content of books. If you are researching an author about whom much has been written, you can use Library of Congress Subject subheadings to help pinpoint your search.
Here are several examples of various ways of narrowing your search for books on Homer and his works: