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Jewish History

Scholarly Subject Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia Judaica
Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Hundreds of encyclopedias from all disciplines.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2nd ed.
Well-written introductory essays on major figures in philosophical thought throughout history.

Books

Falvey Library Catalog
Search or browse Falvey’s collection of books.

WorldCat (OCLC)
A catalog of library holdings worldwide. WorldCat will indicate any local library holdings and also offers an inter-library loan request option.

E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary Loan
Get books from other libraries.

Scholarly Journal Articles

JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
A gateway to articles in scholarly journals, book chapters, and book reviews in the field of theology.

Rambi: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
Indexes journal articles in the various fields of Jewish studies.

Newspapers and Magazines

Historical New York Times: 1851-2009 (ProQuest)
Complete archive from 1851 to the present with the exception of the most recent two years.

Washington Post Historical: 1877-1996 (ProQuest)
Complete archive from 1877 to 1996.

OpinionArchives
Archives of the leading journals of opinion, including Harpers Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review and The New York Review of Books.

Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of  current news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language).

Evaluating Web Sites

Evaluating Internet Information
(Johns Hopkins University Library)

Evaluating Sources of Information
(James Madison University Library)

Citing Your Sources

Research and Documentation Online
Online guide to MLA, APA, Chicago, and Council of Science Editors styles.

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 16th edition of the standard style manual used by writers and editors of scholarly books and journals.
Available online and in print. For a quick introduction watch the online tutorial A Brief Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for easy reference.

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jseibert Jutta Seibert
Team Leader - Academic Integration
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 228
610-519-7876


Jutta Seibert is the subject librarian for History and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.


 


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