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Holocaust Research, Education, and Remembrance Online: @NYPL

This guide outlines online resources for Holocaust education and remembrance, including research, curriculum, and multimedia resources.

NYPL Electronic Resources


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Yizkor Books

Digitized memorial books documenting Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust. Most are in Hebrew and/or Yiddish; visit JewishGen to find English translations.



Honoring LGBT Jewish Holocaust Survivors 

Short biographies of several individuals, with links to related publications and online resources.



Voices of Holocaust Survivors: Oral Histories and Personal Narratives 

Oral histories and personal narratives of Holocaust survivors in NYPL and beyond.




Digital Collections - search for for photographs, oral histories, yizkor books, and other materials.


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Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Scholarly journal with partial content online.


Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and government documents concerning the efforts of 37 countries and the Committee to coordinate the emigration of Jewish and other refugees of war and Nazi persecution.


Periodicals Index Online

Database of articles in the humanities and social sciences; some available in full text.


Proquest Research Library

Database of articles from many disciplines; two thirds available in full text.


Testaments to the Holocaust: Documents and Rare Printed Materials from the Wiener Library

The first archive to collect evidence of the Holocaust and of the activities of the Nazi party. From 1889-1965.


U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950

Correspondence, reports, and analysis of U.S-Vatican relations during World War II.