Blegen Library collection: Highlights of new acquisitions
July 12, 2016
Highlights of new library acquisitions:
1. Instap Academic Press ebooks: The Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP), as it is known in the ASCSA community, supports projects relevant to the history of the Aegean world from the Paleolithic to the 8th century B.C. "In 2001, the INSTAP Academic Press started to help publish projects dealing with the subject of Aegean Prehistory. The Press is a scholarly publisher specializing in the publication of primary source material from archaeological excavations as well as individual studies dealing with material from the prehistoric periods". All of its titles are now available as ebooks (PDFs) through JSTOR. (http://www.jstor.org/publisher/instappress).
2. Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek online: "With an established reputation as the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek, it brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE, and occasionally beyond." (http://dictionaries.brillonline.com/montanari).
3. Brill's New Pauly Supplements online II: "Brill's New Pauly Supplements Online II brings together seven reference volumes for study of the Ancient World and its reception in later centuries." (http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/…/brill-s-new-pauly-s…)
4. Oxford Classical dictionary: "The new OCD is a continuously updated and ever-expanding resource that will ensure scholarship remains current and reflective of emerging subfields and perspectives...also incorporates intuitive search and browse features and multimedia, including images, links, and audiovisual clips that complement textual content and connect readers to innovative digital materials that have become integral to the field." (http://classics.oxfordre.com/).