In a series that features various resources with specific interests, this particular one caught our interest and sense of irony. It provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. This interesting and slightly humorous information came from The Ancient World Online in their blog post, “TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists.” The irony comes from the title. It feels very oxymoronic.
Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online. The project began to archive current tables of contents in 1992, and now contains nearly 200 journals, and over 75,000 articles, in a database at Toronto. In addition, the Louvain mirror site archives much additional material for some of the journals before 1992. Searches of all data can be made at both sites.
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