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CLA101H5: Introduction to Classical Civilization

A guide to assist students with research for assignments in CLA101H5F on the UTM campus.

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Working with primary and secondary sources requires a clear understanding of the definitions for these types of resources.

Finding Primary Sources at UTM

If you prefer to use a print version of an ancient author, please search in the catalogue. You will need to know the name of an author, so please consult the section on BACKGROUND INFORMATION to identify possible names.

The library catalogue tells you what we have in the University of Toronto Libraries.

You will find the catalogue tab at the top of the UTM Library web page. Below is an example of finding works by Thucydides:

The results will be for the entire university library system.

Use the REFINE RESULTS column on the left hand side to limit to Library.

Select U of T at Mississauga to get a list of works by your author in the UTM Library:

Literary Sources

Visual Sources