Points to print and internet scholarly resources including encyclopedias, biographies, indexes, bibliographies, journals, primary texts, much more. Links go to online sources, though UCSD may not subscribe to all; for print resources check Roger catalog.
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
1964-present. International database for research on all periods of U.S. and Canadian history, including very recent years. Includes abstracts of journal articles and listings of books and dissertations.
1949-present. Indexes journal articles, books and collected essays on all aspects of religious studies, from ancient history to the present, including social aspects of religious phenomena. Also useful for archaeology of the Levant.
Online collection of nearly 100 major religion and theology journals selected by leading scholars in the field. Dates of coverage vary; some as far back as 1924. Search by key words or browse journals by issue.
A partnership of five major institutions of Jewish scholarship, history, and art: the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad. This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan.
This collection consists of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps during and just prior to World War II. Most of the collection consists of letters written or received by prisoners, but it also includes receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
Covers Jewish history, religion and culture in Muslim lands, covering the seventh century to the present (2010), particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. Will be updated annually
450 articles on the history, relevance, meaning, and the controversies that surround them. The works are viewed in historical, linguistic, and religious contexts, as supported by the archaeological evidence.
1960-present. Full text U.S. ethnic community newspapers, newsletters, magazines. Includes African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian-Pacific, European-American, Hispanic, Jewish, Native-American. Searchable in English and Spanish.
Databases of article, books and dissertations on antisemitism. Annotations are included after 1984. From the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Collection of over 4,400 videotaped interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust. Part of Yale University's department of Manuscripts and Archives. Selections from testimonies can be viewed online
Names, places, acronyms, events and concepts that made up the world of the Holocaust. Also includes a detailed chronology, 40-page bibliography and a 29-page introduction to the Holocaust. One user at a time: try again if busy
History of the Jewish people and their religious culture: chronology, introductory essay, extensive bibliography,and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture,society, economy, politics
Includes 10 papers from Europe, North Africa, Palestine/Israel, in English, French and Hebrew; 3 as early as 1860s; 6 through 1930s/40s. Palestine Post, Bulletin de l'Alliance Israelite Universelle,Ha-Levanon,L'Avenir Illustre,Ha-Magid, Paix & Droit,etc
View a list of published memoirs by Holocaust survivors who have also provided lengthy interviews to the online Visual History Archive maintained by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. Videos can be viewed only on campus.
Lists Hebrew-language articles from 1178 periodicals, 240 books, selected newspaper articles. Also articles about Israel in other languages. Besides IHP includes Eretz Israel Database, Tel-Hai Index to Hebrew Newspapers and Bar-Ilan Indexing project.
Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 230 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.
Organization coordinating the activities and annual conference of more than 75 national and local Jewish genealogical societies around the world. Has links and guides to genealogical resources, including websites of most members.
Published by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, these are documents (official statements, press conferences, interview, letters, etc.) relating to Israel's foreign relations from 1947 until the present.
Contains full-color, full-text searchable digitized primary source materials on the history of Jewish communities in America from their first arrival in New York in 1654 to today. Includes access to the entirety of six major organisational collections and twenty-four collections of personal papers from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York. Themes covered include: Business, industry and enterprise; Civil rights and liberties; Culture, literature and the arts; Early Jewish experience; Everyday life: personal and family narratives; Immigration and settlement; Politics and the law; Reflections on the Jewish experience; Religion, tradition and community; War, conflict and persecution; and Welfare, health and education
Selected articles from a new quarterly publication in print and on the web. Focus on the newest books and ideas about religion, literature, culture, politics, as well as fiction, poetry, and the arts. For full content, library subscribes to print edition
Thousands of recordings: folk, cantorial, comedy, theater, Chassidic, klezmer, Israeli, Sephardic and songs for children, plus recordings of Jewish music and humor in any language. You can listen but not download. Maintained by Florida Atlantic University
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
This publication comprises two collections related to Holocaust Era Assets. The first includes Records Regarding Bank Investigations and Records Relating to Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, from the records of the Office of the Finance Division and Finance Advisor in the Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone(Germany) (OMGUS), during the period 1945-1949. The second comprises Records Regarding Intelligence and Financial Investigations, 1945-1949, from the Records of the Financial Intelligence Group, Office of the Finance Adviser.
Covers more than 3000 years of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and post-denominational. Brief definitions and longer essays, all supplemented with bibliographies
1802-1995. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Represents about 10 percent of journals included in Periodicals Index Online
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language. 10 percent of articles listed also include page images from Periodicals Archive Online
Collection of "primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II." Topics covered include the administration of refugee camps across Europe including England, Germany, Italy, Hungary and Yugoslavia; displaced Persons Assembly Centre reports; Jewish Relief Unit field reports; British Military Government in Germany; Belsen DP Camp; Maclean Mission in Italy; Politics of the Refugee Crisis; and, strengthening of the Zionist cause.
1966-present. Lists articles in Jewish studies and the study of Israel compiled from thousands of periodicals and article collections: Hebrew, Yiddish, European languages. Several thousand fulltext articles included.
Streaming video of more than 100 films from the early 20th century through the 1960s: collections include Jewish communities, Holocaust, pre-state Zionist era and post-1948 State of Israel. Windows and Internet Explorer 6.0 required for viewing.
Digital collection of 52,000 video testimonies from Holocaust survivors. From the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History & Education. Can search remotely but videos viewed only on campus. Individual Registration required. Works best with IE
A portal for anyone who is interested in Yiddish and Yiddish Studies, includes sections on reference, research and events. Also includes the Yiddish Studies Bibliography. Part of the WWW Virtual Library