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Yiddish Research: Subscription Databases

Yiddish research guide covering general resources, article and books, folklore, genealogy, linguistics, literature, music and dance, oral history, theater, film, radio, translation and student resources.

Subscription Databases

These databases are accessible with a Library card.


International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance
Index (some full-text) of current periodicals (1980-present) including entertainment industry publications (such as Playbill) and some scholarly journals.


International Index for the Performing Arts
Coverage begins in 1864. Indexes major English-language journals and magazines in all areas of entertainment and the performing arts. Recent articles are full-text.


Oxford Bibliographies 

Includes substantial entries on Eastern European music Jewish music, Jewish music, and Jews and Music.


RILM: Abstracts of Music Literature
Continuously updated bibliography of music literature with broad international coverage, including hundreds of articles on Jewish and Yiddish music.