ASC 4130A: Ancient Egypt
Books in the Main Stacks
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
- Citation Styles
Guides which will help you create proper citations in different styles.
- Why Cite?
Brief video explaining when to cite and why.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt.
Encyclopedia of the Archaelogy of Ancient Egypt.
The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture.
Chronology of world history.
Encyclopedia of world trade: from ancient times to the present.
Gardner’s art through the ages.
The Harper encyclopedia of military history : from 3500 BC to the present.
Encyclopedia of women in the Middle Ages.
A Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt.
Women in world history:a biographical encyclopedia.
Chambers biographical dictionary. A single volume encyclopedia containing major figures in world history.
Encyclopedia of world biography. Multi-volume encyclopedia containing major figures in world history.
Great lives from history: Ancient and Medieval series. A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of 470 individuals whose contributions influenced world culture and the social development of societies flourishing in earlier centuries.
Women in the Middle Ages: An encyclopedia.
Ancient history atlas. This simple atlas is useful for visualizing empires and movements.
Hammond historical atlas of the world. A collection of maps showing borders of significant empires, patterns of migration, population, and more.
Muir’s historical atlas: Ancient, medieval, and modern. This is one of the classic historical atlases. This atlas is useful for locating places.
The Anchor atlas of world history. This multi-volume atlas is useful for tracing migrations, movements, and themes through history, i.e., path of Bubonic Plague, Roman roads in Britain.
Academic Search Premier contains full text of a number of art-related journals and magazines, including Art in America.
Need to keep looking for more articles? Try these multi-subject databases from the library.
These links will take you into a database search for each of the specific magazines and journals listed. You can add keywords to each search once you’re inside. Check the Journal Locator to see if we have access to another specific journal title.
- African Arts
- Art Bulletin
- Art History full text is delayed by a year
- Art Journal
- Art Monthly
- ARTnews (available in print at the Periodicals Window)
- Journal of Architecture full text is delayed by a year
- British Museum Studies in Ancient Egypt and Sudan
- Ancient History
- Fragments: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Ancient and Medieval Pasts
- Ancient Science of Life
- EAWC: Ancient Egypt
Exploring Ancient World Cultures is a website sponsored by the University of Evansville
- Egyptian Timeline from BBC News
Important events in Egyptian history, from 7000 BC to the present
- Ancient Egypt: The Land
University of Chicago Oriental Institute’s website about ancient Egypt
- Institute of Eqyptian Art and Archaeology :: Selection of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts :: University of Memphis
University of Memphis website covering ancient Egyptian art and archaeology