Holocaust and Genocide Library Resources at SCSU

The Holocaust - Name commonly used to describe the systematic mass murder of an estimated six million Jews under Nazi-ruled Europe between the years 1933-1945.

The Shoah - The Hebrew word which literally means a great loss, calamity, or terrible catastrophe. In the twentieth-century it has come to mean The Holocaust.

Genocide - any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group as such: (a) killing members of the group; (b) causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; (c) deliberately inflecting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; (d) imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; and (e) forcibly transferring children of the group to another group." (--From the United Nations General Assembly (1948) Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, to which more than 100 states have signed.)

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LR&TS Electronic Access for the Holocaust/Genocide

(The following files are accessible to SCSU students, faculty and staff only. See http://lrts.stcloudstate.edu/proxy.html proxy server for information about off-campus access.)

America: History and Life
(SCSU Only)
Citations and abstracts for articles in more than 2000 scholarly journals related to all periods of American History. (NOTE: Does include articles discussing the Holocaust).

ERIC
(SCSU Only)
Abstracts from education and other social science journals and resources. Emphasizes education topics. Also available via WebPals; select ERIC as the library resource.

Historical Abstracts
(SCSU Only)
Citations and abstracts for articles from scholarly journals. (NOTE: Does include articles discussing the Holocaust/Genocide.)

LR&TS Reference Resources

Select type of reference information needed. All sources listed are located in the Reference Area on 3rd floor of LR&TS.

General Sources (encyclopedias, bibliographies, etc.)

Ref D 804.3 .E53 1990
Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Ref D 804.25 .E67 1997
Dictionary of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography, and Terminology. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, 1997.

Ref D 804.25 .F57 1999
Historical Dictionary of the Holocaust. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow, 1999.

Ref D 804.3 .N39
The Nazi Holocaust. Westport: Meckler, 1989.

Ref D 810 .J4 H655
The Holocaust: selected documents in eighteen volumes. New York: Garland, 1982.

Ref G 1797.21 .E29 G58 1993
Atlas of the Holocaust. New York: William Morrow, 1993.

Ref G 1797 .E29 1996
Historical Atlas of the Holocaust. New York: Macmillian, 1996.

Ref G 1038 .T6 1989
The Times Atlas of the Second World War. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Ref DS 102.8 .E496
Encyclopaedia Judaica. Jerusalem: Macmillan, 1972.

Ref D 804.3 .K378 1994
The Holocaust in Historical Context. New York: Oxford, 1994.

Ref D 810.J4 .H5 1985b
The Destruction of the European Jews. (3 vols.) New York: Holmes & Meier, 1985.

U.S. Gov. Docs. D 102:8:vol.1-15
Trials of War Criminals Before the Nurenberg Military Tribunals. (Green Set) U.S. Government Printing Office.

Ref D 810.J4 L275513 1985
Shoah: an oral history of the Holocaust: the complete text of the film. New York: Pantheon, 1985.

Ref D 804.3 .F67 1994
Guide to Yale University Library Holocaust Testimonies. New Haven: Yale University Library, 1994.

Ref D 804.3 .R55 1992
A Catalogue of Audio and Video Collections of Holocaust Testimony. New York: Greenwood, 1992.

Ref Z 6374.H6 E33 1986
Bibliography on Holocaust Literature. Boulder: Westview, 1986.

Ref DD 256.5 .S92 1989
Encyclopedia of the Third Reich. New York: Paragon, 1989.

Ref DD 256.5 .G76313
The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich. New York: Macmillan, 1991.

Society & Culture (art, literature, history, etc.)

Ref DS 102.8 .B46 1989
The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture from the Eighteenth Century to the Present. Oxford: Blackwell, 1989.

Ref PJ 4833 .S56 1977
The New Bantam-Megiddo Hebrew & English Dictionary. New York: Schocken, 1977.

Ref PJ 5117 .G34 1986
The Yiddish Dictionary Sourcebook. Hoboken: Ktav, 1986.

Ref PN 94 .T83
Twentieth-century literary criticism. Detroit: Gale Research, 1978.

LR&TS Print Indexes on This Topic

Many of the print indexes in LR&TS might have information on this topic. The indexes listed below are most likely to include pertinent information. Print indexes to periodicals are located on the 3rd floor of LR&TS. Indexes are arranged in alphabetical order by the first word or key word of the title.

The Learning Resources and Technology Services ended subscriptions to the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature, Social Sciences Index, and Humanities Index in 1997. Similar articles are indexed in the Expanded Academic ASAP Index on InfoTrac Web. This online resource includes fulltext for many of the indexed articles.

Use the LR&TS Holdings List computer printout to see if LR&TS has the issue needed. Ask at the Reference Desk for information on filing an interlibrary loan (MINITEX) request for articles from periodicals not held at LR&TS.

Social Sciences Index

Subscription to this index was canceled 1997; useful for historical research.
Subject headings to try include the following:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-45)
Children of Concentration Camp Survivors

Humanities Index

Subscription to this index was canceled 1997; useful for historical research.
Subject headings to try include the following:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-45)

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature

Subscription to this index was canceled 1997; useful for historical research.
When using volumes covering articles from 1947 until 1970's try the following subject headings:

Displaced persons
Internment camps
World War, 1939-45--Atrocities

When using volumes covering articles from the 1970's use the following subject heading

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-45)

Ref AI 3 .E752
Essay and General Literature Index

For essays and chapters published before 1970 try the following subject headings:

Concentration camps
Displaced persons
Internment camps
World War, 1939-45--Atrocities

For essays and chapters published after 1970 try the following subject headings:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-45)

New York Times Index

When using volumes covering articles from 1947 until 1970's try the following subject headings:

World War II-Prisoners and Interned Citizens
World War II-Crimes

When using volumes covering articles from the 1970's use the following subject heading:

Nazi Policies
Nazi Era

Journal and magazine articles on this topic can also be found using:

The scholarly journals available from JSTOR (SCSU Only), an historical repository of core journals in a number of disciplines, and Project Muse, academic journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press in a number of disciplines, include numerous articles to support research on this topic.

To search for additional Internet accessible sources of information on the Holocaust, use one of the many Internet Search Tools that are available. (Alta Vista, InfoSeek, Yahoo)

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