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Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust.  (Ref 940.04924 Sp31) New York: New York University, 2001.

Encyclopedia of the Holocaust.  (Ref 940.5472 G985) 4 vols. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Historical Atlas of the Holocaust. (Ref 940.5472 Un32) New York: Macmillan, 1995.

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Women's Experiences

Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich. (2nd floor, 943.086 Ow3) New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 1993.

Diary of Anne Frank: The Critical Edition. (2nd floor, 940.53492 F851a) New York: Doubleday, 1989.

An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum, 1941-1943. (2nd floor, 940.53492 H557) New York: Pantheon, 1983.

Women and the Holocaust - Scholarly articles, essays, narratives, interviews, book reviews, and more.

Writing as Resistance: Four Women Confronting the Holocaust. (2nd floor, 940.5472 B751) University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State, 1997.

Nuremberg Trials

Nizkor Project - Documents relating to the Holocaust, including the Nuremberg Trial papers, and information about the camps. Also provides information on the denial of the existence of the Holocaust.

United States Holocaust Memorial: Nuremberg Trials - Background, primary sources, links to further reading.  

Research and Denial

Holocaust Memorial Museum - Online exhibits, as well as the exhibits in Washington D.C. Information also includes About the Holocaust and Holocaust Victims' Assets.  See also the Holocaust Encyclopedia published by them.  Straightforward, concise entries on assorted topics.

Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust - Excellent place to find holocaust materials. Includes articles, documents, lists of films and books, abstracts from ERIC, and a glossary of terms.

Cybrary of the Holocaust - Divided into two major sections: Research and Forums. Research provides a place to read different interviews, essays, and documents related to the Holocaust, and also to search for material. Forums provides a place of discussion.

Nizkor Project - Documents relating to the Holocaust, including the Nuremberg Trial papers, and information about the camps. Also provides information on the denial of the existence of the Holocaust.

Holocaust-Era Assets: Records and Research - An ongoing project. So far, the site looks at art looting, German administration of American companies during the war, and Nazi gold. From the National Archives and Records Administration.

Voices of the Holocaust - "First hand accounts of incredible tales of horror, survival, and liberation of 70 victims of Nazi atrocities and oppression during World War II. The interviewees included farmers, lawyers, artists, carpenters, and others from all economic levels..." Interviews conducted in 1946 and recently rediscovered in 1998.

Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures.  (2nd floor, 940.5472 H235) Lincolnwood, IL: Publications Intl., 2001.

The Vatican

U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950 - a collection of primary source documents which include letters, memos, government documents and interviews.

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A Pocket Guide to Writing in History(also called Rampolla)
(7th edition)
Reference Room: 1st floor 907.2 R148

Chicago Manual of Style Online. Also available in print in the reference room (Ref 808.02 Un3e)

Chicago Manual of Style (Notes-Bibliography) - A guide from the SMC Library

Quick Guide to Chicago Style from the Chicago manual publishers.

A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations 
by Kate L. Turabian (6th edition)
Reference Room: 1st floor 808.02 T840b 
Reserve Desk: 1st floor 808.02 T840b c.2
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