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HIST 4312 : Antisemitism and Racism (Prof. Alcenat & Prof. Teter): Background Information & Books

Course guide to support HIST 4312 : Antisemitism and Racism with Prof. Magda Teter and Prof. Westernly Alcenat, Fall 2023.

History 4312: Antisemitism and Racism

This guide supports students in HIST 4312: Antisemitism and Racism with Prof. Westenley Alcenat and Prof. Magda Teter during Fall 2023.

► Additional research guides that could help with this class:

Find the slides from the class presentation here

Background Information

Reference sources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc) can provide authoritative background information that can help you select keywords on your research topic to use in library catalogs and databases.

Research Help

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Classic Library Catalog & OneSearch Video Tutorials

► The Classic Library Catalog search is the most efficient way to find books (print & electronic) that Fordham definitively owns. 

 Looking for ebooks only? Select the "Online Resources" option under the library dropdown limiter before you press Search in the catalog:

Shows Online Resources Limiter from Catalog Search Page


► OneSearch aggregates books Fordham owns plus some articles from databases. It also includes bibliographic records for content that Fordham does not own.

Reading Catalog Records

Catalog record for The Anatomy of Blackness

Image credit: Catalog record view for Curran, Andrew S. The Anatomy of Blackness: Science and Slavery in an Age of Enlightenment. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

► Examine a catalog record to find:

* While subject headings help us find information in electronic catalogs and databases, they are also political and spark important debates about resource description and social justice.

Interlibrary Loan

Borrowing books or accessing articles that are not available at any of the Fordham University Libraries requires assistance from Interlibrary Loan.

Requesting Book Chapters & Print Journal Articles

Reference & Instruction Department

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