Encyclopedias, Companions & Handbooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library  Tutorial
Provides cross reference searching in encyclopedias, and specialized reference sources. Includes the second edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia.

Encyclopedia of the Holocaust

The Holocaust Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Genocide

Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies

Books & Chapters

Falvey Library Catalog
Discover locally available print and e-books.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested through inter-library loan.

An archive of full-text core journals and e-books.

E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary Loan
Request books and journal articles which are not available in the Falvey collections.

Journal Articles

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)  Tutorial
An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Indexes among other journals the journals Yad Vashem Studies and Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

America: History and Life (EBSCO)  Tutorial
A complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

A collection of full-text core journals and e-books.

RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (National Library of Israel)
A selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies.

Primary Sources

Falvey Library Catalog
Many primary sources are available in the library's book collections. Use terms such as diaries, correspondence and personal narratives to find them. The creators of these primary sources are identified as authors in the catalog.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Expand your search beyond local library holdings.

The Holocaust History Project
The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, videos and essays.

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies: Univeristy of Minnesota
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota endeavors to educate all sectors of society about the Holocaust and other genocides.

Yad Vashem - World Center for Holocaust Research, Education, Documentation and Commemoration
Yad Vashem is the world's foremost center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (ushmm)
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
A Library and archive of Jewish history and culture. Online access to the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe.