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Jewish Studies Research Guide: Overview

This guide aims at introducing you to a variety of research sources available to you

Start with:

  1.  Choose a topic that is interesting to you and which will work within your assignment's parameters.
  2. Search the topic in any of the  Reference Sources to gain basic understanding of the subject.

Continue with:

  1. Search for books in the  online library catalogs listed under Books.
  2. Search library databases for articles published in journals, magazines or newspapers listed under Articles & Databases. 
  3. To request books not available here, use CLICS service for books available in CUNY Libraries or Interlibrary Loan for books outside of CUNY.
  4. Consult Organizations and Associations and Web Resources for any additional information on your subject.
  5. Remember to evaluate the accuracy of your resources, and think critically about their arguments.
  6. Consult the guides listed under Citation Style Manuals to correctly cite your sources.

Accessing QC library resources from off campus

 Off campus access to  library's electronic resources - ebooks, articles, databases, etc. - is limited to current QC students, staff, and  faculty. Consult Connecting from home  for details.

Borrowing Services

Need information about borrowing books and media in QC and CUNY? See details under Borrowing 

Need books not available  in CUNY?  See instructions for usinInterlibrary Loan Service (ILLIAD)

Need periodical articles not available here? See instructions for usinInterlibrary Loan Service (ILLIAD)

Want to borrow a laptop, or iPod? See details under Computing

Interested in borrowing other equipment, ex., Camcorders, digital cameras, iPads, etc.? See details under Multimedia

Need access to a group study room? See details under Group Study Spaces

Reference Services

Information and research assistance is available via a variety of venues to all library users. See specific details under Ask a Librarian.

Izabella Taler, Associate Professor