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Books @ WCU Library
Books about the Holocaust and genocide can be found in the Main Collection and/or in the Holocaust Collection (HC) . HC books are shelved to the right of the elevators on the 3rd floor. Recent acquisitions are displayed near the Holocaust Education Center.
To search for books, use the library catalog, which is part of the Library Search tool. Use the pull down menu on the right of the search box to limit to catalog. In addition to print books, you will also find a wide selection of ebooks that you can access from off-campus.
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Scholarly journal articles and more
Since Holocaust and Genocide Studies is an interdisciplinary field, the resources you need for research may appear in wide array of library databases. Therefore, our Library Search tool may be a good starting point. It cross searches a high percentage of our resources and will automatically pull from multiple subject areas, like history, sociology, art history, and film studies. It also searches our catalog for books as well as our streaming video databases.
You can also go directly to specialized databases for your research. Here are is a selection of ones that may apply, but check out West Chester Library's database page for a full list of available databases in all subject categories.
American History in Video
Streaming video that allows students and researchers to analyze historical events & their presentation over time through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage & important documentaries. It includes History Channel and PBS broadcasts as well as USIA footage covering the Revolutionary Era to 21st century.
(Alexander Street Press)
Note: You will need to create a personal user account to access Artstor. If you have an existing JSTOR account, you can use that by linking it to Artstor.
Comprehensive database of art images to view, analyze, save for use in presentations. To save/download images you must set up a personal account.
Full text scholarly journal articles in Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Health and General Sciences from first volume through three to five years from the last complete calendar year (moving wall).
World History in Video
Videos from BBC, PBS and other sources, documenting global history from earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century.
(Alexander Street Press)