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ARH315: At Home in Pompeii: Finding Books & Catalogs

Spring 2015, B. Kellum

Subject Terms

Useful subject headings for library catalog and Worldcat searches are:

  • [building name] (Pompeii), e.g.:
    Casa dei Vettii (Pompeii)
    House of Menander (Pompeii)
  • Pompeii (Extinct City) --
    Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Italy --
    Pompeii (Extinct City)
  • Interior Architecture -- Italy --
    Pompeii (Extinct City)
  • Interior Decoration -- Italy --
    Pompeii (Extinct City)
  • Mural painting and decoration,
    Greco-Roman -- Italy -- Pompeii


Smith & The Five Colleges

Five College Libraries

  • Browse through the open reserve list for ARH315 by clicking on the "Reserves" tab
  • Follow the hot-linked subject headings of interesting titles to find more books and catlaogs on the topic
  • Search for publications cited in bibliographies and notes to see if they're available in the Five Colleges

Beyond the Five Colleges

Not at Smith? Getting Books & Media

More Sources for Finding Books & Catalogs

A selection of links to major library catalogs and other databases.