Judaic Studies

Subject Librarian
email Sharona Wachs

emailswachs@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3632
location_onUniversity Library: LI-B35i

Key Databases

Index to Jewish Periodicals

Indexes English-language articles, book reviews and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.

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Coverage:
1988+
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) Library

Archives of editorial contents of selected journals and books published by the Biblical Archaeology Society, including all artwork.

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Coverage:
1975 +
Updated:
Varies with the publication
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 7,000 full-text periodicals(6,000+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology.

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

America: History and Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present.

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Coverage:
1954 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Contemporary Women's Issues

Offers content from mainstream periodicals, alternative press, hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports. Focuses on the critical issues and events that influence women including health, the workplace, parenting, human rights, reproductive rights and legal issues.

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Coverage:
1992 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Ethnic Newswatch

Full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic and native press, searchable in English and Spanish.

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Coverage:
Mid-1980's +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
GenderWatch

GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental (n-g-o) special reports.

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Coverage:
1970 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Historical Abstracts

Covers the history of the world except for the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. Includes all branches of history: political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Also includes materials relating to the profession of history. Approximately 50% of the articles are from English-language journals. A good source for finding scholarly sources on international issues.

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Coverage:
1955 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JSTOR

Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association and consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. It draws on scholarly research in over 5,000 journals and series, also covering relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats. Contains more than 2.5 million citations to published scholarly literature.

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Coverage:
1886+
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Selective
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Project Muse

400 Scholarly journals in literature humanities, social sciences, mathematics, cultural and gender studies from Johns Hopkins University Press. The journal list is available for browsing.

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Coverage:
1993 +
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Religion & Philosophy Collection

Containing nearly 300 full-text journal s, this database covers topics such as world religious, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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Coverage:
varies with individual titles
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women's Studies International [via EBSCOhost]

Women's Studies International includes bibliographic information for journals and books drawn from a variety of women's studies sources and essential databases. WSI provides electronic access to Women's Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Database, Women's Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography.

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Coverage:
1972 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to five concurrent users
WorldCat Discovery

Holdings of any type of material held by member libraries of Online Computing Library Center (OCLC) from the 12th century to the present

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Coverage:
12th century +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users