Selected Resources for: Holocaust and Genocide Studies


General Reference Sources

General Reference Works


Handbooks and Manuals

Use this link to Access to 4 titles:

The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies
The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology
The [Oxford] Handbook of Religious Diversity. Access URL: http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/17853


Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Titles


Primary Source Materials

Archival Materials

22 print volumes - click on i icon at right for catalog information

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) Photo Archive contains over 25,000 photos (and other media objects) related to the Holocaust.

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.
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Established in 1953 as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.


Government Documents

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.


Historical Documents

Author Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962. Title The trial of Adolf Eichmann : record of proceedings in the District Court of Jerusalem. Published Jerusalem : Trust for the Publication of the Proceedings of the Eichmann Trial, in co-operation with the Israel State Archives and Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, 1992-<1995 > Description v. ; 28 cm.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Research Guides

Contents Research, researchers, and readers -- Prologue: Becoming a researcher -- Thinking in print: Uses of research, public and private -- Connecting with your reader: (Re-)creating yourself and your audience -- Asking questions, finding answers -- Prologue: Planning your project - an overview -- From topics to questions -- From questions to a problem -- From problems to sources -- Engaging sources -- Making a claim and supporting it -- Prologue: Assembling a research argument -- Making good arguments: Overview -- Making claims -- Assembling reasons and evidence -- Acknowledgments and responses -- Warrants -- Planning, drafting, and revising -- Prologue: Planning again -- Planning -- Drafting your report -- Revising your organization and argument -- Communicating evidence visually -- Introductions and conclusions-- Revising style: Telling your story clearly -- Some last considerations.

short version at Turabian Quick Guide (8th ed.) Eighth Edition:
TC Walter Library Sci/Eng Ref (Desk, Rm 206) LB2369 .T8 2013
TC Music Library Reference LB2369 .T8 2013
TC Journalism Library General Collection LB2369 .T8 2013
Earlier edition:
TC Andersen Library Children's Lit (Reference) LB2369 .T8 2007
TC Bio-Medical Library Reference LB2369 T929ma 2007
TC Law Library Reference LB2369 .T8 2007
TC Magrath Library Reference LB2369 .T8 2007
TC Music Library Reference (Desk) LB2369 .T8 2007
TC Plant Pathology Library Reference LB2369 .T8 2007
TC Veterinary Medical Library Reference LB2369 T8 2007
TC Walter Library Sci/Eng Reference (Rm 206) LB2369 .T8 2007


University of Minnesota

Related U of M Web Sites

The 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. 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. Located in 100 Nolte Hall on East Bank, their web site is searchable and includes good links.


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