Subject Guide — Holocaust Studies

History Librarian
Maag Library  Microforms Center Level 3
Tel: 330-941-1719
Maag Library provides access to books and articles on Holocaust Studies in a variety of formats. The resources and tips on this page
can help you locate the resources you need. For additional assistance, please contact me directly or at Ask a Librarian.
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Resources located in Reference Collection Main Level
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  • Atlas of the Holocaust Ref G1797.21.E29 G58 1988.
    Volume contains an index and bibliography.
  • Atlas of Medieval Jewish History Ref Atlas G1034.B413 1992.
    The Atlas has over 100 maps with text, covering events from the 5th to 17th centuries.
  • Historical atlas of the Holocaust / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Ref G1797.21.E29 H5 1996
    Includes over 200 color maps and text covering events from 1933 to 1950.
  • Encyclopaedia Judaica second edition / Ref DS102.8 .E496 2007.
    Includes more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index. Web version included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
  • The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust Ref D804.25 .E53 2000
    Combining essays with encyclopedia entries, this reference work offers student and adult researchers a comprehensive look at the Holocaust. The encyclopedia contains more than 650 alphabetical entries covering famous, infamous, and unfamiliar people; places, events, and concepts. The volume includes 300 captioned black-and-white photographs, a day-by-day chronology from 1933 to 1945, a bibliography arranged by subject, and an index.
  • Anthology on armed Jewish resistance, 1939-1945 / compiled and edited by Isaac Kowalski; introduction written by Yitzhak Arad Larousse Ref D819.J4 A6297 1984
    Four volume set of factual accounts of Jewish Resistance by Partisans, Underground activists, and Jewish service men and women.
  • The encyclopedia of the Third Reich / edited by Christian Zentner and Friedemann Bedürftig; English translation edited by Amy Hackett DD256.5 .G76313 1991
    Translation of: Das Grosse Lexikon des Dritten Reiches, advertised as the most extensive reference work now available in English on the National Socialist movement. Includes indexes and bibliographical references.
  • A Dictionary of Twentieth Century History: 1914-1990 Ref D419 .T44 1992
    This reference work provides in-depth coverage of the major historical figures and events of the last century. Over 2,500 entries span political, diplomatic, and military history offering both fact and analysis of these areas.

Comment Icon0 Selected Books Located in Library Stacks Level 3

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D810.J4 W95 1984     AUTHOR Wyman, David S.

Comment Icon0 TITLE     The abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .D86 1991.       AUTHOR Dwork, Deborah.
TITLE       Children with a star: Jewish youth in Nazi Europe.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. DD247.H46 B74 1991       AUTHOR Breitman, Richard, 1947-
TITLE       The architect of genocide: Himmler and the final solution.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D810.J4 H5.       AUTHOR Hilberg, Raul, 1926-
TITLE       The destruction of the European Jews.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .F755 2004.       AUTHOR Friedman, Saul S., 1937-
TITLE       A history of the Holocaust
LOCATIONS Stacks and Archives (5th Floor). Table of contents

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. DD247.H5 J29 1984       AUTHOR Jäckel, Eberhard
TITLE       Hitler in history
NOTE Also available online from NetLibrary via MaagNet.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .H63 2005.
TITLE       The Holocaust: a reader / edited by Simone Gigliotti and Berel Lang.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .H6475 1993.
TITLE       Holocaust literature: a handbook of critical, historical, and literary writings / edited by Saul S. Friedman; foreword by Dennis Klein.
LOCATIONS Stacks and Archives (5th Floor)

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .H6478 2000.
TITLE       Holocaust: origins, implementation, aftermath / edited by Omer Bartov.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D810.J4 E528 2000.       AUTHOR Engel, David.
TITLE       The Holocaust: the Third Reich and the Jews

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D810.J4 T72.       AUTHOR Trunk, Isaiah.
TITLE       Judenrat; the Jewish councils in Eastern Europe under Nazi occupation.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .B769 2000.       AUTHOR Browning, Christopher R.
TITLE       Nazi policy, Jewish labor, German killers

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. DD256.5 .F739 1995.       AUTHOR Friedlander, Henry, 1930-
TITLE       The origins of Nazi genocide: from euthanasia to the final solution.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .B773 2004.       AUTHOR Browning, Christopher R.
TITLE       The origins of the Final Solution: the evolution of Nazi Jewish policy,Sept 1939-March 1942.
NOTE Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-578) and index.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .H56 1992.       AUTHOR Hilberg, Raul, 1926-
TITLE       Perpetrators victims bystanders: the Jewish catastrophe, 1933-1945.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D810.J4 F739 1980.       AUTHOR Friedman, Philip, 1901-1960.
TITLE       Roads to extinction: essays on the Holocaust.

Comment Icon0 CALL NO. D804.3 .B464 1993.       AUTHOR United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
TITLE       The world must know: the history of the Holocaust as told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum / Michael Berenbaum; Arnold Kramer, editor of photographs. Oversize Collection
LOCATION Oversize Collection, 3RD level

Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings for Books

Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings for Journals available through MaagNet

Comment Icon0 Jews – periodicals Hebrew -periodicals Holocaust -periodicals

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Comment Icon0 Maag Microform Center Special Collections (With Paper Indexes)

Comment Icon0 Hebrew University Contemporary Jewry Oral history collection. Part II: World War II, the Holocaust,

Comment Icon0 Resistance, and Rescue Micro film 400

Comment Icon0 League of Nations documents Micro film 186

Comment Icon0 O.S.S. and State Department intelligence and research reports Micro film 25, Micro film 455-459

Comment Icon0 Potsdam Conference documents Micro film 486

Comment Icon0 Records of the International Affairs of the Ukraine 1918-1949 Micro film 546

New York Times [1851 to date] Micro film X 2000 Index. Searchable online at

Comment Icon0 Pravda [1921-April 1958; 1968 -June 1991] in RussianMicro film X 0391

Comment Icon0 Times (London) [1785 to date] Times Paper Index Micro film X 399

Comment Icon0 Youngstown Vindicator [1886 TO DATE] Index for some of the 1930’s. Micro film X 1026

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Maag Library Research Databases Materials for your research can be found in the

Comment Icon0 nearly one hundred OhioLINK research databases provided to you from MaagNet, including:

Comment Icon0 Encyclopaedia Judaica second edition

Comment Icon0 See print version above for details. Web edition is included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. To search only in EJ,

Comment Icon0 Use the advance search limit feature, “publication title” “Encyclopaedia Judaica”

Comment Icon0 Historical Abstracts
Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S.A).

Comment Icon0 JSTOR
Supplies full text articles from the very first volume to the last 3-5 years for approximately 240 titles in the Arts &

Comment Icon0 Sciences. Note: If you are using JSTOR from home, use the proxy server found in our Off-Campus Access link on

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Comment Icon0 Electronic Journal Center
OhioLINK’s collection of full-text, peer reviewed electronic journals.

Comment Icon0 Oral History Digital Collection
The Maag Library oral history collection contains interviews with local Holocaust survivors, Jewish community

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Comment Icon0 Web Resources

Comment Icon0 American Jewish History Society

Comment Icon0 Columbia University’s list of resources on Anti-semitism

Comment Icon0 Hebrew University’s list of resources on Holocaust

Comment Icon0 H-Net Holocaust
H-net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers.

Comment Icon0 Holocaust Denial on Trial: David Irving v. Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt
This site provides transcripts of the trial: testimony, evidence and verdict. Also has a collection of news

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Comment Icon0 Holocaust-Era Assets
This site provides information on material held by the National Archives dealing with assets looted

Comment Icon0 by the Nazis; includes such topics as alien property, art, banking, labor camps, and restitution. Finding aids, bibliographies and online documents are presented.

Comment Icon0 The Holocaust History Project

Comment Icon0 a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including

Comment Icon0 direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.

Comment Icon0 JTA: The Global News Service of the Jewish People

Comment Icon0 NEW 2011: A digital archive contains some 250,000 articles covering Jewish news around the world, 1923-present.   JTA closely tracked antisemitism and played an especially important role in documenting the Holocaust as it was taking place.   Here are links to an article or video on the new resource.

Comment Icon0 Lekket: The World Union of Jewish Studies article database

Comment Icon0 Literature of the Holocaust

Comment Icon0 This site offers links to over 150 sites of interest to Holocaust researchers.

Comment Icon0 The Nuremberg war crimes trial
Part of the Avalon Project at the Yale Law School, the site contains important texts and documents relating to the trials.

Comment Icon0 Modern Judaism

Comment Icon0 (A Cybrary of the Holocaust)
An excellent general site with art, photography, painting, audio/video, and memorials.

Comment Icon0 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Site contains links to maps, online exhibitions, scholarly publications, survivors’ registry, and related archival material.  In 2011, the USHMM and  launched the World Memory Project to” allow anyone, anywhere to help build the largest free online resource for information about victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.”

Comment Icon0 William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection and Rosenthall papers.

Comment Icon0 NEW 2010:  A work in progress at the University of Charleston, of particular interest for Holocaust studies is  Rabbi Rosenthall’s  images of synagogues around the globe, including European synagogues which were either destroyed or converted to stables and warehouses by the Nazis.

Comment Icon0 For more information or assistance, feel free to contact:

Comment Icon0 Robert D. Ault, MLS
Microforms Information Services Librarian
Maag Library Level Three Tel: 330-941-1719

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