Welcome to the Jewish Studies Research Guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide a space for links and information related to research in the field of Jewish Studies. This includes major reference sources, primary resources, local Jewish history resources, newspapers, journals, databases and web sites, and information about using Hillman Library, the main humanities and social sciences library on the University of Pittsburgh campus.
Jewish Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, so there are a variety of types of resources in this guide, covering history and religious studies, sociology, philosophy, cultural studies, language, and thirteen other departments/programs.
The Jewish Studies library collection in Hillman Library represents a wide range of topics mostly within the social sciences and humanities. Our coverage includes titles from many countries and time periods and from many university and academic presses. In addition to these materials, we have been able to make more specialized purchases due to our initial funding from the Gertrude and Philip Hoffman family. These include: