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Jewish Studies: Finding Books

Providing an overview of resources on Jewish Studies locally and within Fordham University Libraries.

Access to Books & COVID-19

caution  Please bear with us as access to print books will be in flux due as we manage COVID-19 and public health guidelines. If you have questions about accessing books, check the advisories posted on the library home page or use the Ask-a-Librarian service to live chat with a librarian for the latest information and recommendations.

The Library Catalog & OneSearch Video Tutorials

Check out the following videos to learn how to search the library catalog and place a hold or use OneSearch to find books available at Fordham University Libraries.

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

Shows Online Resources Limiter from Catalog Search Page

Requesting Book Chapters & Print Journal Articles

InterLibrary Loan

Borrowing books that are not available at any of the Fordham University Libraries requires assistance from InterLibrary Loan.

Research Help at the Libraries

Need research help? Click on the box below to open up a live chat with a librarian for assistance.

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Searching By Library of Congress Subject Headings

As you search through the Library Catalog for books, click on a link for a book and select the Catalog Record link:

Catalog record view showing subject links

To find similar books, click on the subject term Antisemitism--United States--History. This will show you other books in the catalog with the same subject classification.

Another search strategy is to copy & paste subject headings into the Subject search box on the catalog. See additional tabs on the guide for suggested subject headings.

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