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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.


International Index to Film Periodicals

Cumulative index with almost 230,000 citations to articles from academic and popular film journals.


New York Times 1851-2003
The Times covered Yiddish theatre fairly extensively in the 1920s and 30s. This database is full-text.