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Classics (also Classical Studies) is the study of the languages, literature, laws, philosophy, history, art, archaeology and other material culture of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome; especially during Classical Antiquity (ca. 600 BCE – 600 CE). Traditionally, the study of Classical literature (Greek and Roman) was the principal study of the humanities.
- Digital libraries (editions and translations)
- Perseus Digital Library's collection covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world, containing editions and modern English translations of hundreds of Greek, Roman, Arabic, Germanic and other texts. Maintained by the Department of the Classics, Tufts University, ed. Gregory R. Crane.
- A Teubner a Day, a catalog of online copies of Teubner editions of Greek and Latin texts in the public domain.
- Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Canon (TLG Canon), a digital library of Greek literature.
- The Digital Loeb Classical Library (subscription access).
- Further digital editions and translations
- The Chicago Homer contains Homer, Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns, each in one Greek edition (derived from Perseus) and English translation .
- The Homer Multitext project presents the textual transmission of the Iliad and Odyssey in a historical framework. It offers free access to a library of texts and images, a machine-interface to that library and its indices, and tools to allow readers to discover and engage with the Homeric tradition.
- Living Poets, passages from editions and translations of selected Greek and Roman poetry (8 poets as of Jan 2015). Maintained by Durham University.
- Papyri.info: the Papyrological Navigator (PN) supports searching, browsing, and aggregation of ancient papyrological documents and related materials aggregates material from APIS, DDbDP, HGV, BP and APD (in progress), and depends on close collaboration with Trismegistos. Maintained by The Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (NYU).
- Perseus Catalog, a resource with bibliographies of Greek and Latin authors, including editions and translations. Ed. Gregory Crane, maintained by the University of Leipzig and Tufts University.
- Trismegistos, a portal of papyrological and epigraphical resources dealing with Egypt and the Nile valley between roughly 800 BC and AD 800 currently expanding its geographical scope to the Ancient World in general.
- Featured on Monoskop wiki
- CLAROS (CLassical Art Research Online Research Services) builds on scholarly databases about the art of classical antiquity (Greece and Rome) created by the universities of Oxford, Cologne and Paris.
- Classical Art Research Centre and the Beazley Archive. Includes the world's largest collection of images of ancient figure-decorated pottery.
- Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (Corpus of Ancient Vases).
- Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, a catalogue of representations of mythology in the arts of classical antiquity. Also in print. 
- Arachne, the central Object database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne.
- Trendall Archive, a database of South Italian and Sicilian red-figure vases.
- Searchable Greek Inscriptions, a scholarly tool in progress. Maintained by The Packard Humanities Institute.
- Epigraphik-Datenbank records almost all known Latin inscriptions. Ed. Manfred Clauss.
The pages contain bibliographies.
- The Digital Classicist List, a mailing list.
- Bryn Mawr Classical Review publishes open-access, peer-reviewed reviews of current scholarly work in the field of classical studies (including archaeology).
- List of Open Access Journals in Ancient Studies, over 1400 titles.
- Encyclopedias and dictionaries
- Perseus Encyclopedia
- The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, 1976. Hosted by the Perseus.
- The Suda On Line, ed. David Whitehead. Maintained by the Stoa Consortium.
- Demos: Classical Athenian Democracy, a digital encyclopedia, ed. Christopher W. Blackwell. A publication of The Stoa.
- A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, ed. William Smith, 1890. Hosted by the Perseus.
- A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, ed. William Smith, c1873. Hosted by the Perseus.
- Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, ed. William Smith, 1854. Hosted by the Perseus.
- Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, ed. Harry Thurston Peck, 1898. Hosted by the Perseus.
- Brill's New Pauly at BrillOnline (subscription access, previews only)
- Publications by Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies freely available online, (more).
- Publications on antiquity at Monoskop Log.
- The Digital Classicist Wiki, a hub for scholars and students interested in the application of humanities computing to research in the ancient and Byzantine worlds. Hosted by the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London, and the Stoa Consortium, University of Kentucky.
- Projects applying computing technologies to Classical/Ancient Historical research, listed on the Digital Classicist Wiki.
- The Stoa Consortium, news, projects and links for digital classicists.
- Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World, ed. Ross Scaife, maintained by The Stoa.
- AWOL: The Ancient World Online, a blog maintained by Charles E. Jones, Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities at the Pattee Library, Penn State University.
- Basic lexical, grammatical, and encyclopedic tools of the philological trade, selected by William A. Johnson.
- Diogenes, a tool for searching and browsing the databases of ancient texts, primarily in Latin and Greek, that are published by the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) and the Packard Humanities Institute (PHI).
- GapVis, an interface for exploring and reading texts that reference ancient places. It includes maps and data visualizations that show what locations are referred to a different points in the historical books such as The Histories of Herodotus or The History of the Peloponnesian War of Thucydides. Research blog.
- Pelagios, an initiative introducing Linked Open Data into online resources that refer to places in the historic past. Run by Leif Isaksen, Elton Barker, and Rainer Simon. Map.
Fields and theories: Classics, Art history, History of architecture, Anthropology, Semiotics, Philosophy of technology, Marxist aesthetics, Design research, Humanities computing, Structuralism, Poststructuralism, Mediology, Media archaeology, Cyberfeminism, Cultural techniques, Neuroaesthetics, Posthumanities, Sensory ethnography, Media ecology, Digital humanities, Software studies, Modern periodical studies, Accelerationism.