This guide is developed to assist researchers in Classical Studies at Wayne State University by recommending resources available through the library system and freely available through the Internet.

Librarian Liaison

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Karen Liston
(313) 577-5596
You can make an appointment (above), or when I'm available, you can drop in on my Zoom Meeting Room by pasting this URL into your browser: If I'm available, I'll admit you within a few minutes. Try it out - I'd love to see you!

Cambridge Histories

Try out the Cambridge Histories Online! The Cambridge Ancient History has many volumes that provide historical background on Greece and Rome. This set is a very authoritative source for ancient history.

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Streaming Video Sites

The websites below can be used to search for films you might wish to use in courses.  Videos can be requested through the library's Streaming Media (Video and Audio) Request Form.  If possible, include the URL for the film you'd like in the Call Number field. When Wayne State University Libraries has acquired licensed access, the video will be accessible through the library's catalog.  The Permalink at the bottom of the cataloging record can be given directly to students, and/or embedded in Canvas or other course sites.

Style Guides for Classics

OCD Abbreviations List

Citation Management Tools

Use a citation management tool to keep track of your sources and to help you format your bibliography. Online training and resources are available for RefWorks, Zotero, EndNote, EndNote Web.

Classics @ Wayne State University

Classics, Greek and Latin, is part of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Undergraduate Program in Classics

Wayne State University offers undergraduate concentrations in Classical Civilization and in Latin, which lead to a BA in Classics. 

MA in Classics

Wayne State University offers a MA degree in Classics with concentrations in: Ancient Studies, Greek & Latin, and Latin.


For more information see the "Undergraduate Programs" and "Graduate Programs" links on the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures webpage at