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L’Année Philologique Transitions to the Brepolis Platform

L’Année Philologique is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. The online database includes all volumes of the annual index, beginning with Volume I published in 1928.

Currently, access is available to both the current interface (APh) and the new interface (Brepolis) until April 14, 2018.  As of April 15, 2018, Brepols Publishing will be the sole source for UC’s license to L’Année Philologique.             All UC campuses; on the Brepolis platform

Email Alerts must be recreated on Brepolis

Please note that personalized information from the prior vendor’s site (APh) has not been migrated to the new platform. Email alerts will need to be recreated on the new Brepolis platform.

To see their existing alerts on the APh platform, users should click the ‘current platform’ Go to it now link on the L’Année Philologique webpage available via the PID and log into their L’Année Philologique account. After confirming the email alerts they want to retain, users should click the ‘new platform’ Go to it now link on the webpage and re-create their email alerts on the Brepolis platform.

Information on creating email alerts on Brepolis is available here.

Brepolis platform: Functionality and Features
The Brepolis platform provides new functionality for the L’Année Philologique content including:

  • Enhanced search possibilities
  • 150 000 full text links
  • CWKB canonical linking
  • Direct links with Library of Latin Texts

Additionally, bibliometrics by author, journal and subject will be forthcoming later this year. Currently, the L’Année Philologique database includes more than 860,000 bibliographic records with about 14,000 new records added each year.

Key features for the Brepols L’Année Philologique platform include:

  • Records include abstracts for articles, citations of reviews for monographs, and tables of contents for edited volumes
  • Multiple search fields: author, title, year of publication, subject, etc.
  • DOI links to the full text of a book or article
  • Several export formats (EndNote, Zotero, RefWorks, Microsoft Office Word)
  • Multi-lingual interface
  • Compatible with OpenURL, facilitating linkage to full text
  • Email alerts

See the Brepols L’Année Philologique Quick Reference Guide [PDF] for more details.