HIST 3727: History of the Holocaust

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Getting Started and Getting Help!

Explore databases and resources relevant to research in Holocaust Studies. Use the tabs on the left to find specific types of resources, such as journal articles, books, and reference works that will be helpful in completing your assignments. 


Questions? Need help? Contact Brian Vetruba, European Studies and Holocaust Studies Librarian (bvetruba@umn.edu).  Drop-in office hours: Thursdays, 3-4pm via Zoom. You can also schedule an appointment with Brian.  

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General Resources

Background Information and Reference

Useful eBooks

Primary Source Databases & Archives

Primary Sources via Libraries Search

Primary Source Searches in Libraries Search

 Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 

 Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives

Gays and Nazi Persecution:  Includes both secondary and primary sources. Need to evaluate whether a primary source.

Romanies and Nazi Persecution: Includes both secondary and primary sources. Need to evaluate whether a primary source.

Peoples with Disabilities and Nazi Persecution: Includes both secondary and primary sources. Need to evaluate whether a primary source.

Additional primary source materials can be found by searching the Libraries Search. Enter one of the terms below and keywords of the event as subject keywords.

  • "sources"
  • "personal narratives"
  • "documentary film" 
  • "interviews" 
  • "correspondence" 

More information

Databases for Scholarly Articles and Books

Click "view online," "PDF," or the  button to connect to the full text if we have it. The   will also indicate whether a print copy is held in the Libraries. If not available, request the item via Interlibrary Loan

Journals

A select list of journals available via UMN Libraries covering the Holocaust. 

For additional titles, see the Catalog search: ​

"Holocaust and periodicals"

Citing your sources (e.g. MLA, APA, etc.)

Many article databases (e.g. Academic Search Premier, Google Scholar) will create a citation for you. After you found the item, look for "cite" or "quotes." Here are examples:

In Google Scholar:

Click the "quote" below the item in Google Scholar.

In Academic Search Premier: 

Click cite in Academic Search Premier.

 

Last Updated: May 24, 2022 9:32 PM