Answered By: Ethan Annis
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2014     Views: 61

Depending on the types of resources you need, you could locate books in our library catalog, use a database to find Encyclopedia entries, and use a database to find journal articles on your topic.

  • Our catalog has several books by and about the poet Sappho. Enter the term "sappho" in the search box. You will notice quite a few relevant titles, such as: Sappho (PA4408.E5 B37 1958, also available as an ebook), Sappho and Her Influence (PA4409 .R6 1963), and Sappho of Lesbos: Her Life and Times (PA4409 .W44 1932).
  • Given that there are several books that begin with PA4408 and PA4409, you could browse the shelves that have that call number range.
  • For general biographical information, you might consult an encyclopedic database, such as Credo Reference
  • The database Academic Search Complete would be a good resource for locating literary studies and journal articles about Sappho and her poetry. 

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