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Jewish Studies

A Subject Guide to research in all fields related to Jewish Studies, on campus and beyond

Jewish Studies Databases

Union List of Digitized Jewish Historic Newspapers and Periodicals: Complied by Joseph (Yossi) Galron-Goldschläger, Head of Hebraica & Jewish Studies Library at The Ohio State University Libraries.

Hebrew Periodicals: Full-text of out-of-print, religious periodicals; the Society for Preservation of Hebrew Books.

A Quick Guide to Jewish Periodicals: New York Public Library.

Primary journals in Jewish Studies: Made available by Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania.

Humanities and Social Sciences Databases

  • Academic Search Premier: A wide range of academic subjects from thousands of scholarly journals.
  • ATLA Religion Database + ATLAS (1949): Articles, essays, and book reviews covering Biblical Studies, world religions, and religious perspectives on social issues (American Theological Library Association).
  • JSTOR: Long runs of back-files of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines.
  • ProQuest: A multidisciplinary collection of databases, including Philosopher Index, MLA International Bibliography, and PAIS.
  • PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online: Journal articles, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by scholars. The content is arranged by topics in a structured bibliography. 
  • PAO- Periodicals Archive Online (1770–1995): Hundreds of digitized multidisciplinary journals.
  • Project Muse (1990+): Full-text access to dozens of scholarly journals published by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

  • Anthropology Plus: Journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries.
  • Humanities and Social Studies Retrospective (1907–1984): Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retro.
  • Index Islamicus (1906+): Scholarly literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world.
  • International Medieval Bibliography Online (1967+): Index to journal articles and other publications.
  • Scopus: An abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and web sources; tools to track, analyze, and visualize research. 
  • Web of Knowledge: A research platform with tools for finding, analyzing and managing information. Includes EndNote Web, citation alerts service, Journal Citation Reports, and more. 

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