Step 1: Begin Researching (Reference Books)
- Holocaust and World War II Almanac REF D804.17 H65 2001
- The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust REF D804.3 .E53 1990
Step 2: Finding Credible Sources (Books)
- Refine keyword searches using Subject Headings Sample: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945).
- Subject headings/descriptors are not consistent across databases. Many have their own lexicon.
- More search tips
Step 3: Finding Credible Sources (Scholarly Articles )
- Historical Abstracts & America: History & Life
- History Databases (list other history databases of interest)
- JSTOR The Scholarly Journal Archive (cover to cover full the beginning of a journal).
Note: Does not include the latest 3-5 years.
- Use ADVANCED SEARCH
- Be specific.
- Use quotation marks to search for a phrase.
- Scroll down to "SELECT DISCIPLINES OR JOURNALS"
Finding What you Need
The gold UC-eLinks button will guide you to the location of your item whether it is online, in the UCR Libraries or elsewhere. For those not available locally, you can easily request an Interlibrary loan from another library. When accessing articles off-campus, you must be logged into the VPN.
Step 4: Finishing Touches (Reference Lists)
- Support your arguments, acknowledge the work of other authors, let you avoid plagiarism, allow other researchers to easily "retrace your steps." See the Cite Your Sources page for links to the formats