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Articles & Databases
This page highlights resources for finding articles and using databases at Fordham University Libraries.
- A periodical is a journal, magazine or newspaper published regularly on a schedule.
- Researchers can look up periodicals individually or search on a topic across many periodicals through a database.
- Library databases may contain a combination of peer-reviewed articles as well as reports, book reviews, opinion pieces, datasets, images, videos, archival content, and more.
If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.
These journals can be accessed by searching in the box marked for Periodicals in the library catalog:
This section contains a selection of subscribed journals in Jewish Studies for browsing. Check the catalog for additional options.
American Jewish History
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Jewish Quarterly Review
Journal of Jewish Education
Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy
Journal of Modern Jewish History
Journal for the Study of Judaism
Nashim : A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues
Shofar : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
Transversal : Journal for Jewish studies
Document Delivery Request Form
If you would like a scan of a book chapter or a journal article in our print collection emailed to you, fill out the form above.
Searching for Journals, Newspapers, and Magazines
This section will help you find an article from a citation or check to see if Fordham subscribes to a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper.
Searching Periodicals (Video)
Part of the Library Instructional Bibliographic Series, this video will show you how to look up newspapers, magazines, and journals individually at Fordham University Libraries.
Newspapers at Fordham University Libraries
Provides a listing to Fordham's electronic newspaper subscriptions and databases with both historical and current newspapers.
Dissertations & Theses Global
The world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses, spanning from 1743 to the present day.
Databases Across Disciplines
This selection of library databases aggregates content from journals, magazines, newspapers, and more. For a wider search across many publications on a topic, trying using a library database to search for articles.
RAMBI - Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
A selective bibliography from the various fields of Jewish studies as well as Eretz Israel and the State of Israel primarily based on the collections of the National Library.
Provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials PLUS
Global index of books, journal articles, reviews and essays in all fields of religion with many links to full text.
Abstracts for hundreds of journals covering the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding U.S. and Canada).
JSTOR (EXPANDED COLLECTIONS & JOURNALS) - ENDS 6/30/22
Digital library of academic journals with 58 titles in Jewish Studies.
Project MUSE - Premium Collection
Full text of hundreds of journals including current issues. No access to books. Additional features available with the creation of a personal account. This database applies non-standard use of Boolean operators. Consult a Fordham Librarian for search support.
Humanities International Index
Comprehensive database covering over 2000 journals, books and other important reference sources.
Gale's literature platform for cross-searching: Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Scribner Writers Online and Twayne's Authors on GVRL.
Old Testament Abstracts
Abstracts of articles from several hundreds journals, monographs, and software related to Old Testament studies. Coverage since 1978.
International Medieval Bibliography & Bibliographie de Civilization Medievale
Contains over 350,000 records of journal articles and books related to the Middle Ages published since 1967.
Current Newspapers - Fordham
Provides full text access to select regional Jewish newspapers in the U.S. and selected journals since 1991.
Historical Newspapers - Open Access
Historical Jewish Press
A collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods preserved by the National Library of Israel and Tel-Aviv University.
Additional Research Guides
Depending on your area of research, you may want to consult these additional research guides for journals and databases:
Resources Available through New York Public Library
To access these resources remotely, you must have a New York Public Library Card.
Oxford Bibliographies - Jewish Studies
Provides authoritative annotated bibliographies to assist with beginning research and the discovery of key books and journals on a range of topics in Jewish Studies.
ProQuest Historical Jewish Newspapers at New York Public Library
Simultaneous search of the The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857-1922), The American Israelite (1874-2000), Boston Advocate (1905-1909), The Israelite (1854-1874), The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988), the Jewish Advocate (1905-1990) and The Jewish Exponent (1887-1990), and Palestine Post (1933-1950).
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