The Digital Loeb Classical Library

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 7th, 2015

The library recently purchased The Digital Loeb Classical Library.

 

What is it?

A complete, and digitized, library of the Loeb classical volumes from Harvard University Press. Over 500 translations of classical works, containing either the original Latin or Greek, alongside an English translation. Search the entire Loeb library in Latin, Ancient Greek, and/or English!

A Harvard University Press overview video is available here or click on the image below.

Off the grounds & need some classical literature?  Please log in to vpn.sps.edu to access this (or any/all of the library’s eCollections).

Digital Loeb Classical Library – Now Online. Prod. Harvard University Press. YouTube. 16 Mar. 2014. Web. 15 Dec. 2014. <http://youtube/ uQYy3Yml5r4>.

 

Oh, the Places You’ll Go: March Break 2010

By - Systems Librarian March 4th, 2010

March break brings  a variety of travel opportunities to members of the SPS community.  Here are some of the travel plans for student groups this year:

  • Baseball Team – traveling to Florida for spring training and early games
  • The Dominican Republic Volunteers – traveling to the Dominican Republic to teach English to children
  • St. Timothy’s Appalachian Mission – traveling to Kentucky for service learning
  • Habitat for Humanity – traveling to Mississippi
  • Greece Classical honors students – traveling to Greece for cultural excursion
  • French students – traveling to Paris to study at Ecole Alsacienne
  • England Cultural Exchange students – traveling to London to study at Eton College and St. Paul’s Girls School
  • Also good luck to students heading out to term exchange: Seikei, Ecole Alsacienne and British Royal School

We wish everyone, whether traveling near or far, a safe and enjoyable journey!

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The Library hours for March break are as follows:

Sunday, March 7thLibrary closed

Monday, March 8th – Friday, March 12th: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, March 13th – Saturday, March 27th: Library closed

Sunday, March 28th: 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Monday, March 29th: Regular Library hours resume

Click HERE for the complete calendar.

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature

By - Research & Instruction Librarian September 17th, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature by James Wyatt Cook, Facts on File, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 820.9 C77A

This volume focuses on the standard ancient texts and their authors from ancient Greece, Rome, China, Japan, South America and India.

Examples include: Mahabharata, Lady Kasa, Gilgamesh, and Augustus Caesar.

For the incoming IIIrd Form:  Take a look at this text for some background information on Homer and The Odyssey.

Helpful for: Humanities III, Literature, Summer Reading Assignment