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Thematicaly relevant databases accessible in the library reading room and in the reference centre

database description
Encyclopaedia Judaica Probably the best-known and the most complex encyclopedia on Jewish life, culture, history and religion. It features more than 21,000 articles written by a global team of subject-matter experts in the second edition.
Compact memory Compact memory - This database provides access to more than one hundred digitized German periodicals from 18th and 19th century. It is possible to browse the pages while the full-text searching will be available in the future. List of accessible periodicals available in reading hall.
Jewish encyclopedia Jewish Encyclopedia - Electronic version of 12-volume encyclopedia from years 1901 to 1906. Text is not revised and more recent topics are not covered.
Hebrew bibliography Hebrew Bibliography - Bibliographic database containing 90 percent of Hebrew printed books from years 1473 to 1960. There is over 130.000 volumes and over 13.000 biographic entries of authors in the database. Full-text search on name, author, publisher and year is available. Database is accessible through computers in reading hall and reference center.
Otzar ha-chochma Otzar ha-chochma - Electronic library with more then 19.000 old and rare jewish prints and remarkable editions, digitaly reproduced and available for browsing and searching according the subject heading. Available online through computers in reading hall and reference center.
Index to Jewish Periodicals This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include /Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature/, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Database is intended for students of Jewish studies and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.

 

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