Our Classics Department is fortunate to have a small library of its own, based on generous donations and bequests from former students and members of staff. We have an extensive collection of ancient texts in the original and in translation, modern scholarship, and reference works. Our library is particularly strong in ancient philosophy, but also provides valuable resources for students in all our programmes and a useful reference library for researchers. The collections amount to approximately 8,000 volumes, across three rooms. Students may borrow the books, and many also use the library as a quiet study space to use between lectures, or for informal discussion sessions and reading groups.
In addition to the computer facilities available to students in libraries, colleges and throughout the university, our department also provides a study room with seven fully networked computers for students. There is a print station, with an integrated scanner and photocopier.
Facilities for postgraduate students
Two separate computer study rooms are provided for MA and Research Students in our department.