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HST205: The Roman Empire: Books

Spring 2017, R. Lim

Books Outside of the Five Colleges

WorldCat - Use WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area. Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.

Use the SC Links button SCLinks within WorldCat to access and populate the interlibrary loan forms.

Suggest Purchase

Suggest Purchase - If you run across a book that Smith doesn't own and you think we should, use this form to suggest that the library purchase it.


Discover: Start here for books, articles & more.

  • Use "Login for full access" at the top of the screen and enter your Smith login.

Discover Advanced Search includes limiting options.

Five College Library Catalog

5 College Library Catalog

Note that subject searching isn't always straightforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles, for example: gladiator* and rome . Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.

Subject Begins With searches:

  • Rome colonies
  • Rome economic conditions
  • Rome history [skim time periods]
  • Rome politics and government
  • Rome social life and customs
  • Political participation Rome
  • Slavery Rome

Requesting an Item - Use the Request Item button in the library catalog to request delivery of books from the other Five Colleges.

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