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Judaic and Holocaust Studies Resources

Judaic and Holocaust Studies

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 Maag Library provides access to books and articles on Holocaust Studies in a variety of formats. The resources and tips on this page
can help you locate the resources you need. For additional assistance, please use Ask a Librarian.
Resources located in Reference Collection Main Level
  • Atlas of the Holocaust Ref G1797.21.E29 G58 1988.
    Volume contains an index and bibliography.
  • Atlas of Medieval Jewish History Ref Atlas G1034.B413 1992.
    The Atlas has over 100 maps with text, covering events from the 5th to 17th centuries.
  • Historical atlas of the Holocaust / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Ref G1797.21.E29 H5 1996
    Includes over 200 color maps and text covering events from 1933 to 1950.
  • Encyclopaedia Judaica second edition / Ref DS102.8 .E496 2007.
    Includes more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index. Web version included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
  • The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust Ref D804.25 .E53 2000
    Combining essays with encyclopedia entries, this reference work offers student and adult researchers a comprehensive look at the Holocaust. The encyclopedia contains more than 650 alphabetical entries covering famous, infamous, and unfamiliar people; places, events, and concepts. The volume includes 300 captioned black-and-white photographs, a day-by-day chronology from 1933 to 1945, a bibliography arranged by subject, and an index.
  • Anthology on armed Jewish resistance, 1939-1945 / compiled and edited by Isaac Kowalski; introduction written by Yitzhak Arad Larousse Ref D819.J4 A6297 1984
    Four volume set of factual accounts of Jewish Resistance by Partisans, Underground activists, and Jewish service men and women.
  • The encyclopedia of the Third Reich / edited by Christian Zentner and Friedemann Bedürftig; English translation edited by Amy Hackett DD256.5 .G76313 1991
    Translation of: Das Grosse Lexikon des Dritten Reiches, advertised as the most extensive reference work now available in English on the National Socialist movement. Includes indexes and bibliographical references.
  • A Dictionary of Twentieth Century History: 1914-1990Ref D419 .T44 1992
    This reference work provides in-depth coverage of the major historical figures and events of the last century. Over 2,500 entries span political, diplomatic, and military history offering both fact and analysis of these areas.

Selected Books Located in Library Stacks Level 3

CALL NO. D810.J4 W95 1984     AUTHOR Wyman, David S.

TITLE     The abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945

CALL NO. D804.3 .D86 1991.       AUTHOR Dwork, Deborah.
TITLE       Children with a star: Jewish youth in Nazi Europe.

CALL NO. DD247.H46 B74 1991       AUTHOR Breitman, Richard, 1947-
TITLE       The architect of genocide: Himmler and the final solution.

CALL NO. D810.J4 H5.       AUTHOR Hilberg, Raul, 1926-
TITLE       The destruction of the European Jews.

CALL NO. D804.3 .F755 2004.       AUTHOR Friedman, Saul S., 1937-
TITLE       A history of the Holocaust
LOCATIONS Stacks and Archives (5th Floor). Table of contents

CALL NO. DD247.H5 J29 1984       AUTHOR Jäckel, Eberhard
TITLE       Hitler in history 
NOTE Also available online from NetLibrary via MaagNet.

CALL NO. D804.3 .H63 2005.
TITLE       The Holocaust: a reader / edited by Simone Gigliotti and Berel Lang.

CALL NO. D804.3 .H6475 1993.
TITLE       Holocaust literature: a handbook of critical, historical, and literary writings / edited by Saul S. Friedman; foreword by Dennis Klein.
LOCATIONS Stacks and Archives (5th Floor)

CALL NO. D804.3 .H6478 2000.
TITLE       Holocaust: origins, implementation, aftermath / edited by Omer Bartov.

CALL NO. D810.J4 E528 2000.       AUTHOR Engel, David.
TITLE       The Holocaust: the Third Reich and the Jews

CALL NO. D810.J4 T72.       AUTHOR Trunk, Isaiah.
TITLE       Judenrat; the Jewish councils in Eastern Europe under Nazi occupation.

CALL NO. D804.3 .B769 2000.       AUTHOR Browning, Christopher R.
TITLE       Nazi policy, Jewish labor, German killers

CALL NO. DD256.5 .F739 1995.       AUTHOR Friedlander, Henry, 1930-
TITLE       The origins of Nazi genocide: from euthanasia to the final solution.

CALL NO. D804.3 .B773 2004.       AUTHOR Browning, Christopher R.
TITLE       The origins of the Final Solution: the evolution of Nazi Jewish policy,Sept 1939-March 1942.
NOTE Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-578) and index.

CALL NO. D804.3 .H56 1992.       AUTHOR Hilberg, Raul, 1926-
TITLE       Perpetrators victims bystanders: the Jewish catastrophe, 1933-1945.

CALL NO. D810.J4 F739 1980.       AUTHOR Friedman, Philip, 1901-1960.
TITLE       Roads to extinction: essays on the Holocaust.

CALL NO. D804.3 .B464 1993.       AUTHOR United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
TITLE       The world must know: the history of the Holocaust as told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum / Michael Berenbaum; Arnold Kramer, editor of photographs. Oversize Collection
LOCATION Oversize Collection, 3RD level

Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings for Books 

Hebrew   Jews   Judaism   Judaic studies

Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings for Journals available through MaagNet

Jews – periodicals Hebrew -periodicals Holocaust -periodicals


Maag Library Research Databases

Materials for your research can be found in the research databases provided by Maag, including:

Encyclopaedia Judaica second edition

See print version above for details. Web edition is included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. To search only in EJ,

Use the advance search limit feature, “publication title” “Encyclopaedia Judaica”

Historical Abstracts
Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S.A).

Supplies full text articles from the very first volume to the last 3-5 years for approximately 240 titles in the Arts &

Sciences. Note: If you are using JSTOR from home, use the proxy server found in our Off-Campus Access link on

the library’s homepage.

Electronic Journal Center 
OhioLINK’s collection of full-text, peer reviewed electronic journals.

Oral History Digital Collection
The Maag Library oral history collection contains interviews with local Holocaust survivors, Jewish community

leaders and more. See the alphabetical list of headings. 


Web Resources

American Jewish History Society

Columbia University’s list of resources on Anti-semitism

Hebrew University’s list of resources on Holocaust

H-Net Holocaust 
H-net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers.

Holocaust Denial on Trial: David Irving v. Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt 
This site provides transcripts of the trial: testimony, evidence and verdict. Also has a collection of news articles and time lines. Searchable.

Holocaust-Era Assets
This site provides information on material held by the National Archives dealing with assets looted by the Nazis; includes such topics as alien property, art, banking, labor camps, and restitution. Finding aids, bibliographies and online documents are presented.

The Holocaust History Project
A free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.

JTA: The Global News Service of the Jewish People
A digital archive contains some 250,000 articles covering Jewish news around the world, 1923-present.   JTA closely tracked antisemitism and played an especially important role in documenting the Holocaust as it was taking place.   Here are links to an article or video on the new resource.

Lekket: The World Union of Jewish Studies article database

Literature of the Holocaust
This site offers links to over 150 sites of interest to Holocaust researchers.

The Nuremberg war crimes trial 
Part of the Avalon Project at the Yale Law School, the site contains important texts and documents relating to the trials.

Modern Judaism (A Cybrary of the Holocaust)
An excellent general site with art, photography, painting, audio/video, and memorials.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Site contains links to maps, online exhibitions, scholarly publications, survivors’ registry, and related archival material.  In 2011, the USHMM and  launched the World Memory Project to” allow anyone, anywhere to help build the largest free online resource for information about victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.”

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection and Rosenthall papers.
A work in progress at the University of Charleston, of particular interest for Holocaust studies is  Rabbi Rosenthall’s  images of synagogues around the globe, including European synagogues which were either destroyed or converted to stables and warehouses by the Nazis.