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Updating the Classics

April 5, 2012 Tim Smith Five Books Interviews is a blog (part of a larger site called The Browser) which is a source of consistently great ideas for More Stuff to Read. Here’s the description of what this site is all about: “Each day our editors interview a renowned authority […]

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June 1, 2013 at 5:05 pmUncategorized

Greek Islands, Anyone?

January 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library has just added the 20-volume set titled McGilchrist’s Greek Islands. As the author, Nigel McGilchrist, says on his website for the set that the books started out to be an addition to the Blue Guides series, but he accumulated too much information for […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:56 pmNews

One-Volume Classical Dictionaries

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library’s Reference Collection (on the 2nd floor) now has the brand new 4th edition of the long-time standard work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary. The publisher’s blurb claims that ”the fourth edition of this established dictionary offers entries on all aspects of the classical world. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:53 pmNews

Oxford Bibliographies Online

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith New from Oxford are two publications from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies and Classics. As described on the website, these publications combine the “best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.” Each bibliography covers more than a hundred topics–with more to be added […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:43 pmNews