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Jewish Studies 414
Jewish Studies

Jewish Civilization
- Judaic Studies -


Resources by Type:

Shelf Collections

  • Westmount Collegiate Institute Library Catalogue (search our catalog)
    Advanced keyword: eg/ (jewish OR jews) AND ethnic NOT (fiction OR novel)
    • choose titles from original list
      • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust / Shmuel Spector (ed.) - REF 940.04924 ENC
      • Everything Jewish History & Heritage Book / Richard Bank - 296.09 BAN
      • Jewish Museums of the World 296.074 GRO)
      • The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels / by Thomas Cahill - 909.04924 CAH
      • Jewish Journeys / Jeremy Leigh - 910.4089924 LEI
      • Virtually Jewish : Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe / by Ruth Ellen Gruber - 940.04924 GRU
      • WorldPerfect : The Jewish Impact on Civilization / by Ken Spiro - 909.04924 SPI
      • Browse: 940s on European history and/or use Boolean searches to find others
      • any Isaac Bashevis Singer fiction (stories about Jewish life, history and tradition)
      • look at the influence of individuals (biographies)

  • Dewey Decimal Classification (where to browse)
    • 301-09s - Groups / Institutions
      190s -       Philosophy -- Modern Western
      200s -       Religion / Spiritualism
      398s -       Mythology & folklore
      940.53-940.54 - World War II
      971s -      Canadian History

  • VPL Library Catalogues (restrict searches to our Bathurst/Clark or Dufferin/Clark branches)

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Online Books

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Online Videos

  • : CBC Documentaries(Browse by program title or search by keywords eg./ rum running canada) offline access available upon personal registration using your school email account
  • NFB offline access available upon personal registration using your school email account
  • Learn360 Multimedia Resources - pls. see Library for login info (or create new account)

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Online Databases

WCI Magazines / Newspapers / Journals Archives & Indexes(incl. all periodical sources and instructions)

    • GALE Infotrac Databases
    • EBSCO Databases EBSCO access extended to Apr30/2018 only (includes:)
      • Academic Collection eBooks (ca. 165,000+ fulltext books online)
      • Advanced Placement (cross-curricular academic resources)

    Sample Subject keywords to use:

    • jews OR jewish (subject) AND ethnic OR minorit* (subject) NOT israel (subject)
    • jews OR jewish (subject) AND immigra* OR emigra* (subject) NOT israel (subject)
    • jews OR jewish (subject) AND civilization OR culture (subject) NOT israel (subject)
    • jews OR jewish (subject) AND influence* OR impact OR contribution* (subject) AND civilization (all text)

    Source Types may be viewed by: All Results, eBooks, Magazines, Academic Journals, etc.


    How to Find Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

    How to Find News Articles

    Newspapers & Other News Sites

VPL eBooks, Databases and Other Resources


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