Citation trouble

One of the toughest thing about starting out in Classics, whether you’ve just arrived at university, you’re starting to research your undergrad dissertation, or you’re in the first term of your PhD, is all the abbreviations. Bibliographies can just look like an impenetrable secret code before you get used to how authors, ancient texts and…

New Digital Research Tools 2

Over a year ago, I posted about some new digital research tools I’d been trying out, and which of them had worked/not worked for me. I’ve been meaning to write an update to this for a while because, actually, I’ve changed my mind quite a bit since then. So here’s New Digital Research Tools 2…

New Digital Research Tools

This term, I’ve been caught between putting the very final touches to my book and getting stuck into a new project. The beginning of a new research project always seems like a good time to re-evaluate how I’ve been working, and to investigate what new (or not so new) digital tools are out there that might make…

Stationery in Action – City Notebooks

Like many academics, I have a thing for stationery. When you spend so much of your life reading and writing, getting the tools of your craft right become really important. For me, it comes down to a few basic requirements: I don’t want my stationery to be inconvenient or distracting to use, I want to…