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Classical and Mediterranean Studies Resources: Books & Acorn

  What is ACORN?


Acorn is the library catalog for ALL of the 8 Vanderbilt Libraries.  You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Periodical Titles (not individual articles)
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

You Might Find...

What's This Number?

Need help making sense of the Call # you found in ACORN?  or where to find the book in the library? 


Click the link below for more information.

Search Acorn


  • Use AND to combine terms & narrow your search
    • example: exile AND Ovid

  • Use OR to search for related terms & expand your search
    • example; poetry OR epic

  • Use $ to truncate a word & return all possible endings
    • example: sculptur$ (will return sculpture, sculptures, sculptural, etc.)

Browsing for Books

Another option is to browse the STACKS for books.  The following call # areas might be of interest to you:

B 108-708 Philosophy - Ancient  5th floor
BL 700-820 Religions - Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)
CC Archaeology 3rd floor
CJ 301-763 Numismatics - Greek Coins
CJ 801-1139 Numismatics - Roman Coins
CN 120-760 Inscriptions, Epigraphy
DE 1-100 History of the Greco-Roman World  8th floor
DF 1-649 History of Greece (Ancient and Medieval)
DG 1-538 History of Italy (Roman Civilization, Culture)
DS 1-289 History of Asia (Near East)  6th floor
DT 1-383 History of Africa (Egypt and North Africa)
KJA 2-3660     Roman Law  5th floor
N 5300-7418 History of Art - Classical Art  8th floor
NA 270-712 Classical Architecture
NX 503 Classical Tradition in Arts
PA Greek Language & Literature. Latin Language & Literature  7th floor
PA 3517-3564 Greek Literature - Criticism & Interpretation
PA  3601-3681 Greek Literature - Translations
PA 3818-4500 Greek Literature - Individual Authors
PA 6141-6144 Latin Literature - Criticism & Interpretation
PA 6155-6191 Latin Literature - Translations
PA 6207-6971 Latin Literature -  Individual Authors