Judaic Studies

Yizkor (Holocaust Memorial) Books

Alternative Titles
Yizkor Books Online
New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer
Description
Yizkor (memorial) books are an invaluable source of information to researchers as they are often the only resource for vital statistical, historical, biographical, bibliographical, cultural, sociological, geographic, and other information on the Jewish communities of Europe that were virtually annihilated by the Nazis of Germany and their collaborators from 1939-1945. 'The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer provides page-turner technology to read or consult crystal-clear digital images of complete Holocaust memorial books, exactly as issued.'
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
'650 of the 700 post [World War II] yizkor books at The New York Public Library are accessible online in their entirety...volumes currently available in hard copy only are indicated by an asterisk on the alphabetical list [in Yizkor Books Online database entry page] of communities whose yizkor books are in the [New York Public] Library's collection.'
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10277
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CJH Digital Collections

Alternative Titles
Center for Jewish History Digital Collections
Description
An online multimedia catalog of materials documenting Jewish culture and history from across the globe. The catalog currently contains more than 13,000 unique images, 200 archival finding aids and 40 audio files, most of which are available to the general web public. Examples range from the American Sephardi Federation's collection of French engravings, to the American Jewish Historical Society's Lower East Side Photograph Collection, to the Leo Baeck Institute's Collection of German Decrees from the 16th and 17th Century, to the YIVO Institute's rare Hebrew and Yiddish books and children's books, to the Yeshiva University Museum's Abe Grubère collection of fashion designs from the 1940's and 1950's.
Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9881
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Universitatsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main Yiddish Prints

Alternative Titles
Frankfurt University Library Yiddish Prints
Description
Contains about 800 Yiddish books that belong to the Frankfurt University Library. The texts were printed in Hebrew letters in West, Central and East Europe. The dates range from the middle of the 16th century to the beginning of the 20th century. The collection contains the whole spectrum of yiddish books, women's bibles in yiddish translation, liturgy, practical guide books, works on religious customs, legends, chronicles and classical Jewish fiction of famous East European Yiddish authors. The collection is remarkable because of it's completeness and the impressive number of extremely rare books and several unique editions.
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
16th-20th century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9831
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Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

Description
The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), The American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), and The Jewish Chronicle (1962-Present). This project serves as both an online reference source and as a digitized historical documentation of the Jewish community of Pittsburgh and its outlying areas.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Dates vary by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9815
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Encyclopaedia Judaica

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia Judaica (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
The standard reference work on Judaism, with more than 21,000 signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Second edition of 2006.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9785
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Central and Eastern European Online Library

Alternative Titles
CEEOL
Description
An online archive which provides access to full text articles from 184 humanities and social science journals pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
2003-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9775
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Index to Jewish Periodicals

Description
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 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. 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.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1988-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9597
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Project MUSE

Alternative Titles
University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) Books
Description

Project Muse provides full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content.  The Project Muse platform allows searching of books and journals in one place and at the same time and offers alerts and social networking options for sharing discoveries with colleagues.

The following is a list of publishers participating in UPCC Book Collections as of March 2015. See the current list at: https://muse.jhu.edu/about/UPCC.html. Note that some titles are excluded from the Project MUSE platform at the publisher's discretion.

  • African Books Collective
  • Association for Scottish Literary Studies
  • Baylor University Press
  • Brandeis University Press
  • Brookings Institution Press
  • Calgary Institute for Humanities
  • Catholic University of America Press
  • Center for Literary Publishing
  • Central European University Press
  • Chinese University Press
  • Cork University Press
  • Cornell University Press
  • Cornell University East Asia Program
  • Duke University Press
  • Duquesne University Press
  • ELT Press
  • The Feminist Press
  • Fordham University Press
  • Fortress Press
  • Franciscan Institute Publications
  • Gallaudet University Press
  • Georgetown University Press
  • Hong Kong University Press
  • Indiana University Press
  • Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Jewish Publication Society
  • Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Kent State University Press
  • Lawrence & Wishart
  • Leuven University Press
  • Liberty Fund
  • Louisiana State University Press
  • Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • Medieval Institute Publications
  • Michigan State University Press
  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • The MIT Press
  • National Bureau of Asian Research
  • New York University Press
  • Northern Illinois University Press
  • Northeastern University Press
  • Northwestern University Press
  • NUS Press Ltd
  • Ohio State University Press
  • Ohio University Press
  • Oregon State University Press
  • Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Presses de l'Université du Québec
  • Princeton University Press
  • Purdue University Press
  • Red Hen Press
  • RIT Press
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • Rutgers University Press
  • School for Advanced Research Press
  • Slavica Publishers
  • Southern Illinois University Press
  • SUNY Press
  • Syracuse University Press
  • Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
  • Temple University Press
  • Texas A&M University Press
  • Texas Christian University Press
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • Texas Tech University Press
  • Tufts University Press
  • University of Akron Press
  • University of Alabama Press
  • University of Arizona Press
  • University of Arkansas Press
  • University of California Press
  • University of Georgia Press
  • University of Hawaii Press
  • University of Illinois Press
  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Massachusetts Press
  • University of Michigan Press
  • University of Minnesota Press
  • University of Missouri Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • University of Nevada Press
  • University of New Hampshire Press
  • University of New Mexico Press
  • University of North Carolina Press
  • University of North Texas Press
  • University of Notre Dame Press
  • University of Ottawa Press
  • University of Pennsylvania Press
  • University of Pittsburgh Press
  • University of South Carolina Press
  • University of Tennessee Press
  • University of Texas Press
  • University of Vermont Press
  • University of Virginia Press
  • University of Washington Press
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • University Press of Colorado
  • University Press of Florida
  • University Press of Kansas
  • University Press of Kentucky
  • University Press of Mississippi
  • University Press of New England
  • Utah State University Press
  • Vanderbilt University Press
  • Wayne State University Press
  • Wesleyan University Press
  • West Virginia University Press
  • W.E. Upjohn Institute
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Press

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1995 - (Journal issues) 2012 - (Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9291
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Ethnic NewsWatch

Alternative Titles
Ethnic News Watch and ENW: A History
ENW, ENW+H
Description

A full text database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages. Includes more than 100,000 articles in Spanish and over 400,000 in English.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9175
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Oxford Reference Online

Alternative Titles
ORO
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Includes latest editions of reference works published in recent years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8863
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