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Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Resources for Research

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Genocide Studies
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  • 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
    http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info%3Aofi%2Fenc%3AUTF-8&ctx_tim=2011-07-26T12%3A05%3A29IST&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fprimo.exlibrisgroup.com%3Aprimo3-Journal-umn_aleph&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.atitle=&rft.jtitle=Holocaust%20and%20genocide%20studies&rft.btitle=&rft.aulast=&rft.auinit=&rft.auinit1=&rft.auinitm=&rft.ausuffix=&rft.au=&rft.aucorp=&rft.volume=&rft.issue=&rft.part=&rft.quarter=&rft.ssn=&rft.spage=&rft.epage=&rft.pages=&rft.artnum=&rft.issn=1476-7937&rft.eissn=&rft.isbn=&rft.sici=&rft.coden=&rft_id=info%3Adoi%2F&rft_id=info%3Aoai%2F&rft_dat=%3Cumn_aleph%3E004533174%3C%2Fumn_aleph%3E&rft.eisbn=
    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
      http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/
      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
    http://www.lib.umn.edu/indexes/vha
    With a collection of nearly 52,000 video testimonies in 32 languages and from 56 countries, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's archive is the largest visual history archive in the world. The Institute interviewed Jewish survivors, homosexual survivors, Jehovah's Witness survivors, liberators and liberation witnesses, political prisoners, rescuers and aid providers, Roma and Sinti survivors (Gypsy), survivors of Eugenics policies, and war crimes trials participants. 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.
    Recommended Web browsers Windows: Internet Explorer; Mac: Safari
  • Literature of the Holocaust
    http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/Holocaust/holhome.html
    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
    http://www.wiesenthal.com/
    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
    http://www.chgs.umn.edu/
    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
    http://www.yadvashem.org/
    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
    • Nuremberg war crimes trials online
      http://nuremberg.law.harvard.edu/
      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 http://prime2.oit.umn.edu:1701/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do?fn=display&vid=TWINCITIES&doc=umn_aleph004677994
  • Bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Encyclopedias
  • Maps
  • Periodicals Devoted to Holocaust Studies
    • Dimensions
      http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info%3Aofi%2Fenc%3AUTF-8&ctx_tim=2012-04-03T13%3A28%3A48IST&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fprimo.exlibrisgroup.com%3Aprimo3-Journal-umn_aleph&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.atitle=&rft.jtitle=Dimensions&rft.btitle=&rft.aulast=&rft.auinit=&rft.auinit1=&rft.auinitm=&rft.ausuffix=&rft.au=&rft.aucorp=&rft.volume=&rft.issue=&rft.part=&rft.quarter=&rft.ssn=&rft.spage=&rft.epage=&rft.pages=&rft.artnum=&rft.issn=0882-1240&rft.eissn=&rft.isbn=&rft.sici=&rft.coden=&rft_id=info%3Adoi%2F&rft_id=info%3Aoai%2F&rft_dat=%3Cumn_aleph%3E004537816%3C%2Fumn_aleph%3E&rft.eisbn=
      • Location(s): Wilson Periodicals (Basement)
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    • Holocaust and genocide studies (Online)
      http://tc.liblink.umn.edu/sfx_local?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info%3Aofi%2Fenc%3AUTF-8&ctx_tim=2012-04-03T10%3A09%3A46IST&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fprimo.exlibrisgroup.com%3Aprimo3-Journal-umn_aleph&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.atitle=&rft.jtitle=Holocaust%20and%20genocide%20studies&rft.btitle=&rft.aulast=&rft.auinit=&rft.auinit1=&rft.auinitm=&rft.ausuffix=&rft.au=&rft.aucorp=&rft.volume=&rft.issue=&rft.part=&rft.quarter=&rft.ssn=&rft.spage=&rft.epage=&rft.pages=&rft.artnum=&rft.issn=1476-7937&rft.eissn=&rft.isbn=&rft.sici=&rft.coden=&rft_id=info%3Adoi%2F&rft_id=info%3Aoai%2F&rft_dat=%3Cumn_aleph%3E004533174%3C%2Fumn_aleph%3E&rft.eisbn=
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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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