CMOS Class Recording Library

The complete archive of our classes, in case you miss one or need to revisit the glory that is our seminar.


Classics subject guideand
Film subject guide

Scribner Library’s guides to research in classical and cinema studies. Useful information on various sub-disciplines, such as philology, history, and archaeology, and a good selection of research databases and other links.

Encylopedia Mythica

Award-winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Each region has many clearly defined subdivisions that will ease your search. The Folklore section contains general folklore, Arthurian legends, and fascinating folktales from many lands.


A nonprofit with a mission to use digital images and media to enhance scholarship and education. The site brings together more about two million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections.


Edinburgh University Press: Screening Antiquity Series

Screening Antiquity is a cutting-edge and provocative series of academic monographs and edited volumes focusing on new research on the reception of the ancient world in film and television. Books in the series showcase the work of the best-established as well as up-and-coming specialists in the field and provide an important synergy of the latest international scholarly ideas about the conception of antiquity in popular culture. Because the series is recent, its volumes contain useful bibliography. Many books in the series are available electronically from Scribner Library.

ABELL: Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature

Provides citations to English-language articles, books, reviews, and other publications (from 1920 to present) pertaining to English literature and language, bibliography and traditional culture. Covers English, American and Commonwealth writers.

L’Annee Philologique

Online searchable database comprised of the print index begun in 1928 by Jules Marouzeau. Indexes periodical articles as well as articles in collections and conference papers in classics and classical studies. Covers Greek and Latin linguistics and literature and Greek and Roman archaeology, history, mythology, religion, epigraphy, numismatics and palaeography: all aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world. Does NOT cover classical reception in popular media.

Film & Television Literature Index

Covers journal and magazine titles for film and television reviews, scholarly and critical analysis of cinema and television, and articles of popular interest about film and television. About half the journals and magazines are film periodicals and the other half cover film and television with some regularity. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

Film Literature Index

The Film Literature Index (FLI) annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular. More than 2,000 subject headings provide detailed analysis of the articles. The FLI Online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001. You can search the citations or browse by subject headings, browse by person names, browse by production titles, or browse by corporate names.

MLA International Bibliography

Offers citations to international publications relating to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore worldwide.


The holdings of libraries around the world. Lists the tables of contents of books, and supports a wide range of searches, from titles to keywords to Library of Congress subject headings. BONUS: Links to Skidmore’s catalog and InterLibrary Loan service.