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Primary Judaic Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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ATLA Religion Database
Covers all religious traditions; strongest coverage is for materials dealing with the Judeo-Christian tradition. While about half of the material included is in English. Includes materials published...   [more]
Holdings: 1949 to the present. Updated two times a year.

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Bibliography of the Hebrew Book
This resource only works in Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher. “The Bibliography of the Hebrew Book” features a bibliographic database covering approximately 90% of all the books published ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Ethnic NewsWatch
Full text, comprehensive archival database providing access to more than 400,000 articles in nearly 200 ethnic, minority and native press newspapers, magazines, and journals. Full text archive of Phi...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1960 to date. Updated monthly.

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RAMBI - Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
RAMBI, the Index of Articles on Jewish Studies, is a selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish Studies and the study of the Land of Israel (Erets Israel), arranged by subjec...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Important Judaic Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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ALEPH BIP Database
The BIP database is an index of articles that appear in the literary supplements of the daily Israeli Hebrew press. The database includes reviews of books in all fields....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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America: History and Life
Also Known as: America History and Life
History of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present....   [more]
Holdings: 1964 to present. Updated three times a year.

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American Bibliography of Slavic and Eastern European Studies
Also Known as: ABSEES
Covers North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union....   [more]
Holdings: 1990 to the present, selective coverage before 1990. Updated monthly.

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American Israelite (1854-2000), ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- from Proquest Historical Newspapers
[more]
Holdings: 1854-2000

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APIS - Advanced Papyrological Information System
APIS, the Advanced Papyrological Information System, is a consortium of American universities intending to bring their papyrus collections online The databases being compiled at each university conta...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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ARTFL
The ARTFL Project (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction p...   [more]
    ARTFL-FRANTEXT

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Also Known as: American Theological Library Association Serials, Atlas Serial Collection
Combines the ATLA Religion Database with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1949-
Supplemental URLs
    Journal title list from www.atla.com

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Babylon Hebrew-English English-Hebrew Dicitonary
This combined Lookup of Hebrew-English and English-Hebrew Dictionaries comprises more than 300,000 terms, wrods and phrases covering a myriad of fields such as Medicine, Electronics, Zoology, Business...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Bar Ilan Responsa Project
Also Known as: Global Jewish Database, Bar Ilan University Responsa Project,
A collection of Torah literature and Jewish texts in Hebrew, the Global Jewish Database (The Responsa Project) at Bar-Ilan University covers thousands of years of Jewish learning, including numerous ...   [more]

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BiBIL - Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne
The goal of the computer-based Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne (BiBIL) is to provide fast and up-to-date information on the large field of publications about the world of the Bible. It is expande...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    About
    Search Help

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Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive
Also Known as: BAS online archive
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Bibliography Of Ugaritic Grammar And Biblical Hebrew Grammar In The Twentieth Century (Mark S. Smith)
Oriental Institute Reaserach Archives, University of Chicago...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names
The Central Database of Shoah Victims' names is an international undertaking led by Yad Vashem, from Jerusalem. It is the attempt to reconstruct the names and life stories of all the Jews who perished...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Yad Vashem

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Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons 1936-1945
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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Cultural plunder by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg: database of art objects at the Jeu de Paume
Reconstructing the Record of Nazi Cultural Plunder: A Survey of the Dispersed Archives of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR), published online by Patricia Kennedy Grimsted....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Encyclopaedia Iranica
Also Known as: Encyclopedia Iranica, Iranica.com
Please click on the "Entries" link on the top left hand side bar to access the materials....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
- from ABC-CLIO ebooks
[more]

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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
Indexes education-related journal articles and other publications. Cross-file search with other EBSCO databases....   [more]

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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (ProQuest)
Indexes education-related journal articles and other publications. Cross-file search with other ProQuest databases....   [more]

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Feinstein Center Database of American Jewish Historical Repositories
The database includes a record of each repository holding material on American Jewish history. Each entry in the database includes the name, address, contact information, description of holdings and ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews
A multimedia archive of ballads and other oral literature in Judeo-Spanish collected from 1957 to 1993 by Samuel G. Armistead (University of California, Davis), the late Joseph H. Silverman (Universit...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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GenderWatch
GenderWatch, formerly titled Women 'R', contains 40,000 articles from more than 100 journals, magazines, newsletters, special reports, unpublished papers and conference proceedings devoted to gender a...   [more]
Holdings: The database contains a large body of archival material, in some cases, as far back as 1970.

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German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941
- from Archives Unbound
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Glossaries of the Medical Works of Maimonides
Theis Arabic-Hebrew-English glossary and the Hebrew indices to Maimonides' On Poisons and the Protection against Fatal Drugs are based on the glossary of the Arabic text and the Hebrew translatio...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Google Scholar
Access to Google Scholar with Penn-only links to full-text articles. Once authenticated through Penn's proxy, full-text articles to which Penn Libraries subscribe will become available within the Goo...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Access Google Scholar without authenticating as a Penn user
    proxied Google Scholar connection

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Historical Abstracts
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)....   [more]
Holdings: ca. 1974- present. Updated three times a year.

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Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution Of Nazi War Crimes
Also Known as: Holocuast and the Records of Concentration Camp Trials
- from Archives Unbound
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Index Islamicus
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations with subject indexing on Islam, the Middle East, and the Muslim world in general, including Muslims in Africa and Asia and major Muslim minorities worldwide. Topics covered inc...   [more]
Holdings: 1906-present.

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Index of Bibliographic References to Talmudic Literature
Also Known as: Saul Lieberman Institute Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature, Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature
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Index to Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt
Searchable database of articles in Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt (Van Pelt Library call number: DG209.T36). ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Indexes to the Yiddish Works of Sholem Aleichem and their English Translations
Compiled by Louis Fridhandler (PDF)....   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    The World of Yiddish

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Inscriptions from the Land of Israel Project
The Inscriptions from the Land of Israel project seeks to collect and make accessible over the Web all of the previously published inscriptions (and their English translations) from the Land of Israel...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Search

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ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Medieval (400-1500) and Renaissance (1300-1700) studies...   [more]

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Jewish Advocate (1905-1990), ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- from Proquest Historical Newspapers
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Holdings: 1905-1990

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Jewish Atlantic World Database
Contains over 5,000 of photographs of material culture from throughout the Jewish Atlantic world, as well as study guides for using the images. Explore ways in which colonial American Judaism was as m...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Jewish Exponent (1887 - 1990), ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Also Known as: Jewish Exponent
- from Proquest Historical Newspapers
[more]

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Jewish Genealogical Records of Istanbul
The Istanbul Jewish community holds close to 100 thousand records of genealogical insterest, including more than 35 thousand marriage records (Chief Rabbinate 1887-, Ashkenazi Community 1923-, Italian...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Jewish Life in America, c.1654-1954
Also Known as: Jewish Life in America , Jewish Life in America c1654-1954
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Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant Collection
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society - Author Index
This site provides an alphabetized list of authors and full-text links to their contributions to the "Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society."...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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JSTOR
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching poss...   [more]
Holdings: active
Embargo: 195 month embargo on full-text
Supplemental URLs
    JSTOR Title List (by title)
    JSTOR Advanced Search
    JSTOR Printing Help
    JSTOR Title List (by discipline)
    JSTOR on Mobile devices

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Ketubbot Digitization Project - Jewish National and University Library
The ketubbot digitization project aims to create a worldwide registry of ketubbot in public and private collections throughout the world. Based on the collection of the Jewish National and University ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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L'Affaire Dreyfus: son influence dans la criation de la France moderne (The Dreyfus Affair in the Making of Modern France)
Also Known as: Affaire Dreyfus , Dreyfus Affair
- from Archives Unbound
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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences Covers all aspects of the study of language including linguistics, language acquisi...   [more]
Holdings: 1973 to present.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Search Guide
    LLBA Classification Codes

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Mafteaḥ le-maʼamarim be-ʻIvrit - Index to Hebrew Periodicals
The database currently contains over 600,000 items, including: 1) The Index to Hebrew Periodicals, 1977 to date; 2) Eretz Israel Data Base (Earlier and non-Hebrew materials); 3) Tel-Hai Index to Israe...   [more]
Holdings: 1977 to present
Supplemental URLs
    Hebrew Interface

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Mass Jewish Migration Database
The Mass Jewish Migration Database (MJMD) records are based on the applications of Jewish emigrants who applied to the JCA & ITO's information bureaux which were scattered all over the Pale of Settlem...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Middle East Online Series 1: Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970
- from Archives Unbound
A sampler of more than 1,000 documents providing more than 200,000 pages of documents from the National Archives UK covering Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict from the Balfour Declaration (1917)...   [more]

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Middle East Texts Initiative
This is a database of Middle Eastern texts in a variety of Islamicate languages translated into English. Islam, Judaism and Eastern Christianity are all covered....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Milken Archive of American Jewish Music
The Milken Archive of American Jewish Music is an international undertaking to record, preserve and distribute a vast cross-section, comprising hundreds of outstanding pieces of American Jewish music ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
Also Known as: Modern Language Association Bibliography, MLAIB
Covers literature, languages, folklore, and linguistics. Includes English and foreign languages. ...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1963 to the present. New records are added ten times a year.

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Nazism In Poland: The Diary Of Governor-General Hans Frank
- from Archives Unbound
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Northwest Semitic Inscription Archive
Ammonite, Aramaic, Edomite, Hebrew, Moabite, Philistine, Phoenician, Proto-Cannanite, and Proto-Sinaitic, Inscriptions. Related Bibliography....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Nuremburg Laws And Nazi Annulment Of Jewish German Nationality
- from Archives Unbound
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Old Babylonian Text Corpus
The Old Babylonian Text Corpus (OBTC) comprises a large text database of the Old Babylonian Akkadian Language (currently more than 71000 text lines, letters, documents, legal texts, royal inscriptions...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    search & edit texts
    search & edit dictionary
    Catalogue of Old Babylonian Signs

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Online Treasury of Talmudic Manuscripts
The Jewish National and University Library, David and Fela Shapell Family Digitization Project and the Hebrew University Department of Talmud are happy to present to the public the Online Treasury of ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    English Introduction

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Otzar Hahochma
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Patrologia Latina
The Patrologia Latina Database is an electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855,...   [more]
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Patrologiae Graecae
An electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologiae Graecae, published between 1857-1866. To access the contents, click on the links on the Tables of Content a...   [more]

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Philosopher's Index
Also Known as: Philosophers Index
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics,...   [more]

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Pittsburgh and Beyond: The Experience of the Jewish Community
Although this website seems at first glance to present oral histories collected from a very specific community, in a very specific location, at the very specific time - the Jewish community in Pittsbu...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Porta Hebraica
Porta Hebraica is an interdisciplinary pilot project in cooperation with scholarly work groups in the fields of Jewish history and culture, information and library science. The term Hebraica refers ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Primary Textual Witnesses to Tannaitic Literature
Also Known as: אוצר עדי הנוסח לספרות התנאית
The database is part of an extensive project under the directorship of Prof. Shamma Friedman, whose objective is to enable access online to an electronic searchable transcription of all the primary te...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Mekhilta Homepage
    Tosefta Homepage
    The Faculty for Jewish Studies, The Naftal-Yaffe Department of Talmud

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Qiryat Sefer. Jewish National and University Library, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Also Known as: Kiryat Sefer
"Qiryat-Sefer" is the national bibliography of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. The bibliography was established in 1925 in order to document materials published in Israel in a variety of di...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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R. Yosef Kara's Torah Commentary
R. Yosef Kara, an 11th century student/colleague of Rashi, played a central role in the development of the Northern French peshat school, and this online resource allows for a fuller appreciation of h...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Religious and Theological Abstracts
Also Known as: Religious & Theological Abstracts
Provides abstracts of articles in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology from a wide variety of periodical literature, including Christian, Jewish, and other world religions, and p...   [more]

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Also Known as: RILM Retrospective, RILM Comprehensive
Covers all aspects of music, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, dance, and music therapy. If related to music, works in other fields, such as librarianship, lite...   [more]
Holdings: Updated monthly.

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Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database
Also Known as: sahd
The Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database is a cooperative research project involving a number of European centres with coordination provided by Leiden. The currently participating centres include Uni...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Sephardic Editions, 1550-1820
Also Known as: Sephardic Editions
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Sephardic Music - A Century of Recordings
This website showcases over 100 years of recorded Sephardic music, from the 78 rpm era to the present. It first explores in detail the earliest Sephardic recordings, the artists that made them, and th...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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SfarData
The Hebrew Palaeography Projects codicological detailed database of the Hebrew manuscripts that are explicitly dated or containing the scribes name. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Sociological Abstracts
Also Known as: SocAbs soc abs
- from CSA Databases
Covers sociology, case work, demographics, policy studies, political science, family studies, feminist studies, and social security programs....   [more]
Holdings: 1963 to the present. Updated bimonthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (ProQuest LibGuide)

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Sol and Evelyn Henkind Talmud Text Databank
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Talmud Yerushalmi quotations
A searchable database of quotations of Talmud Yerushalmi in medieval and earlier authors; references to academic and rabbinic research and references to published fragments....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Tel Aviv University Online Searchable Databases
Also Known as: Online databases of the Humanities Computing Initiative at Tel Aviv University
Available Databases Bibliography of Zionism (English) The Palestine Post - Searchable Database (Experimental Site)...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Palestine Post
    Bibliography of Zionism

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The British Mandate in Palestine, Arab-Jewish Relations & the U.S. Consulate at Jerusalem
Also Known as: British Mandate in Palestine, Arab-Jewish Relations and the U.S. Consulate at Jerusalem
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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The Medical Works of Moses Maimonides: Glossaries and Indices
This site, based at the Martin-Buber-Institute fur Judaistik at the University of Cologne provides on-line access to the glossaries and indices of the following medical works by Moses Maimonides, both...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive
Access is by IP user domain. Users must be on campus or in a Penn residence hall.

The Visual History Archive works best on PC using Internet Explorer 6 or later as the browser. IE is ...   [more]

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Yiddish Sheet Music
The Yiddish language sheet music in this digital collection is part of the large Sheet Music Collection at the John Hay Library at Brown University. The digital collection is composed of public domain...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Related Judaic Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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Bibliography of the History of Art
Also Known as: BHA
- from CSA Databases
Covers European and American art from the fourth century C.E. to 2007. Areas addressed are painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, decorative and applied arts, architecture and industrial design, and...   [more]
Holdings: 1975 to 2007
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eHRAF World Cultures
Also Known as: eHRAF Collection of Ethnography
The Collection of Ethnography, established 1949, currently contains nearly one million pages of information on over 360 cultures of the world, past and present. Each culture case contains a variet...   [more]
Holdings: Updated in annual installments.
Supplemental URLs
    eHRAF User Guides
    Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM): Topics and Subjects
    Culture List for All Formats (Outline of World Cultures - OWC)
    Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research
    Overview and User Tips (obsolete)

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EIU Country Commerce
- from EIU - Economist Intelligence Unit
Guide to regulations, operating conditions, and corporate practices in more than 60 countries....   [more]
Holdings: 1996 - Present

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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.

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Index of Medieval Art
Also Known as: Index of Christian Art
Text-only database indexes thematic and iconographic content of early Christian and medieval art. The ICA locates an iconographic subject and provides extensive tabular description of the individual w...   [more]

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International Bibliography of Art
Also Known as: IBA
IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and retains BHA's editorial policies. The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09, plus new r...   [more]
Holdings: 2008 - the present

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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
Also Known as: IBSS CSA
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations and subject indexing for the international journal article and book literature in anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology. Produced by British Library of Poli...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1951 to the present in three separate files.
Supplemental URLs
    IBSS Journal Coverage List (LSE IBSS Web)

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialen
Also Known as: TITUS
Indo-European studies web portal. Includes online bibliographies, collections of texts, dictionaries, fonts, and much more on all Indo-European languages....   [more]
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Women's Studies Encyclopedia
Information about women from all fields and disciplines of study, with an emphasis on American issues. Articles are written in nonspecialist language and include bibliographic citations for further re...   [more]

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