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This guide highlights Dickinson library resources, including books, films, and databases, for expanding our understanding of social justice issues, so that we can combat discrimination in all its forms. You can discover more resources on the library website. If you would like help finding additional information sources, or if you wish to recommend additional resources, please contact a librarian for assistance.
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American Jewish Historical Newspapers A cross-searchable collection of historical content from American Jewish Newspapers. Titles included are: The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857-1922), The Jewish Advocate (1905-1990), The American Israelite (1854-2000), and Jewish Exponent (1887-1990). From ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Coverage: 1854-2000, but varies by title; contains primary sources. Full-Text.
Encyclopaedia Judaica Features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American, and European subject specialists. Full-Text.
Jewish Life in America Explores the history of Jewish communities in America, from the arrival of the first Jews in the 17th century right through to the mid-20th century. Manuscript sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York. Coverage: c. 1654-1954, contains primary sources. Full text.
Jewish Studies Source Multidisciplinary information on the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present. Coverage: 1922-present. Some Full-Text.
JSTOR Jewish Studies Journals that cover historical and regional aspects of Jewish studies. 55 titles as of June 2014, including content dating back to 1889, and titles in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, and Hebrew. Coverage: Varies by title, contains primary sources. Full-Text.