To get started with searching and browsing straight away, see:
Across the top of the screen is the Site header which contains links to administrative and information resources. These appear on every page:
- About: More information on the Oxford Classical Dictionary and the Oxford Research Encyclopedias (ORE) program
- Recently Published: See a list of the most recent articles added to the OCD
- Guided Tour: Watch a video overview of the OCD's key features and functionality
- Site Help: Help on specific features of the site
- Subscriber Services: Support materials and links to manage your account
- Contact Us: Tells you how to contact customer services with your feedback
You can return to the Home page from any other part of OCD by clicking on the Oxford Classical Dictionary logo.
To look up a term, type it into the Search box and click or press Enter.
More information on searching:
The Browse panel is just below the search panel. You can browse the contents of the library by subject. Click on a subject to view a list of matching entries below the Browse panel. You can narrow down the list using the filter panel on the left.
Your search history
Click for a list of the entries/books you have viewed most recently. Return to any of the items on the list by selecting it.
Click for a list of the searches you have run so far. Select any of the searches in the list to view its results.
The library module
The library module gives you information about your ORE account. It appears on every page.
Click to open it. To close it again click
The name of your account is at the top of the box.
To sign out from the library, click
You can use the library module to run a search of the Oxford Index (the free search and discovery service, which shows links to related content from all Oxford University Press online content), or any other library made available by your library administrator.
Type or paste the term you want to find in the Search box.
Select the library you want to search (e.g. Oxford Index) from the list.
Click or press Enter.
The results of your search are displayed in another window.