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Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Resources for Research

This page is being expanded from primarily Holocaust Studies. Resources will be added to cover Genocide studies. Please check back soon for added content.

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Genocide Studies
Additional content will be added during 2011-12 and in the future.
  • An oral and documentary history of the Darfur genocide
    EBOOK - Oral and Documentary History of the Darfur Genocide, Volumes 1-2 Totten, Samuel Publisher: ABC-CLIO Location: Westport, CT, USA

    Access via link in MNCAT:
    Check MNCAT Record for Location and Availability

  • United States official documents on the Armenian genocide
    Sarafian, Ara, 1961- Watertown, Mass. : Armenian Review 1993-[1995] Available at UM TC Wilson Library (DS195.5 .U55 1993 )
  • Holocaust and genocide studies
    Online journal; 3 issues yearly
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum [Oxford, UK] : Oxford University Press 1986 - present
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Holocaust Studies: Internet Resources
    • Holocaust Encyclopedia
      Organized by theme, this site uses text, historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and audio clips to provide an overview of the Holocaust.
  • VHA Visual History Archive Authentication Required
    The Visual History Archive is the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s digital collection of audiovisual interviews, with 54,000 testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust as well as other genocides including the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, and also Guatemala (1980s) and Cambodia (1970s).
    Note: most testimonies run about two hours, with the exception of Armenian massacre testimony recordings, which are shorter. Developed by the USC Shoah Foundation for Visual History and Education; Presented by the University of Minnesota Libraries and the University of Minnesota Office of Information Technology.

    In addition to our subscription access to the full range of testimonies, there is public access to over 1,600 testimonies.

  • Literature of the Holocaust
    Documents, articles, images, and links to other information about the Holocaust. A collection of resources and links
    developed to accompany a University of Pennsylvania course on the Holocaust.
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory
    of the Holocaust.
  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
    University of Minnesota's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies was established within the College of Liberal Arts and is an Independent Center with its main administrative relationship with the Department of History. Located in 100 Nolte Hall on East Bank, CHGS is also affiliated with The Institute for Global Studies, The Humanities Institute, Department of German, Dutch and Scandinavian Languages, The Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota School of Law and The Center for European Studies. Includes a wealth of information under several tabs: Museum/exhibitions; Educational Resources; Histories & Narratives; and Websites & Bibliography.
  • Yad Vashem online resource
    Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. See also the Yad Vashem Archives listing in the Print Resources section, below.
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Holocaust Studies: Print Resources in Wilson Library
  • Collections of Primary Sources
    • Yad Vashem Archives (microforms)
      An index to this material is available in the Wilson Library Reference Collection under this call number:
      Wilson Reference quarto D810.J4 Y25x 1981.
      • Location(s): Wilson Microfiche collection (periodicals and microforms collection, Basement) Mfiche 362
      Check MNCAT Record for Location and Availability
    • Nuremberg war crimes trials online
      Digital versions of documents from the Harvard Law School Library relating to the trial of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) and to the twelve trials of other accused war criminals before the United States Nuremberg Military Tribunals (NMT). Features trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers that have been studied by lawyers, scholars, and other researchers in the areas of history, ethics, genocide, and war crimes, and are of particular interest to officials and students of current international tribunals involving war crimes and crimes against humanity. Includes analytical information about each document and general information about the trials. Most documents in English; some in English and German.
      Check MNCAT Record for Location and Availability
  • Bibliography
    • "Denial of the Holocaust": a bibliography of literature denying or distorting the Holocaust, and of literature about this phenomenon
      • Location(s): Wilson Reference quarto D804.35 .K56x 1992
      Check MNCAT Record for Location and Availability
  • Chronology
  • Encyclopedias
  • Maps
  • Periodicals Devoted to Holocaust Studies
    • Holocaust and genocide studies (Online)
      Holocaust and Genocide Studies is the premier forum for work on the extensive body of literature and documentation on the Holocaust and genocide. It features essays and reviews that cut across the disciplines of history, literature, economics, religious studies, anthropology, political science, sociology, and others. HGS is the only publication to address the related study of how insights into the Holocaust apply to other genocides. Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The articles and reviews in Holocaust and Genocide Studies reflect the opinions of their authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum or of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. Published by: Oxford University Press
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  • Subject Terminology Used in MNCAT
    • Major subject = holocaust jewish
      • Other related subject topics include:
        anglo american committee of inquiry on jewish problems in palestine
        babi yar massacre ukraine 1941
        holocaust christian theology
        holocaust denial
        holocaust denial literature
        righteous gentiles in the holocaust
        world war 1939 1945--jewish resistance
        world war 1939 1945--jews
        yad va shem rashut ha zikaron la shoah vela gevurah
    • For other aspects of Holocaust studies:

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