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Holocaust Research

This guide offers an introduction to Holocaust research at the URI Libraries.


This guide provides a brief glimpse at resources available at the URI Libraries to support Holocaust research. Many of the Holocaust resources in this guide and in our collections have been made available by the David & Fannie Black Memorial Endowment.


Primary Sources is dedicated to helping you better understand what a primary source is in addition to how to find them for your research projects. Use this guide to help you find letters, journals, memoirs, newspaper articles, magazine articles, images and film.

Books and Reference Materials offer an assortment of some of our encylopedias and handbooks that can be useful to you as you begin your research projects. There is also information on how to search for books within the catalog to find the books and other resources most relevant to your topic.

Articles and Databases is the place to go to begin searching for articles. In this section, you'll find a helpful list of databases you can use to find articles relevant to your topics.

Media Sources provides links to places you can look to find images, film, and other media related to the Holocaust in addition to the ones provided in the Primary Sources tab.

Online Resources links to various websites, foundations, organizations, and online tools.

If you need research assistance, there is plenty of help available!

Amanda Izenstark, the History liaison librarian, can help you with your research. To get in touch with her for research assistance, her contact information is located on the right side of this page!

You can also contact the Info & Research Help Desk at the URI Library for assistance! To speak to a librarian for research help, you can find the contact information on the left side this page.

Related Guides

These additional guides can provide further research sources related to the Holocaust and World War II.

Created by

Katie Leahy, 1/2015

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.