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Classics 330: Theories of Myth: Articles

What's a secondary source?

In secondary sources, authors analyze and interpret primary source materials. 

Secondary sources can be scholarly or popular.  Scholarly sources (sometimes called "academic" or "peer-reviewed" sources) are written by and for experts and typically include bibliographies and citations.  Popular sources are written for a general, non-expert audience and can be authored by anyone.

Multidisciplinary Databases

When starting your research, it's a good idea to search multidisciplinary databases as they help identify what scholars are writing about from different perspectives. 

Recommended Subject Database for Classics

Begin your search for scholarly articles and essays with this subject database.  A subject index guides you through the most comprehensive selection of scholarly materials. 

Additional Subject Databases

These subject databases may also prove useful for Classics.

E-Journal Collections

These e-journal collections provide access to many journals in the field of Classics, but they are limited in scope and coverage compared to subject databases.  In most cases, it's better to search subject databases to identify articles.

Just remember, with JSTOR you aren't accessing the most current articles from a journal and you can only do keyword searching.