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History 122 - The Holocaust: Background Information

Why Use Reference Sources?

At the beginning of your research, it's good to get some background information or an overview of your topic.  Encyclopedia and other reference books serve this purpose.  You can also use them to find information on a specific event or person.  Below are some good reference sources on the Holocaust. 



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CREDO is an online collection of hundreds of reference books.

Just do a search on "holocaust" and browse through the results.  You should get articles from different perspectives and disciplines on all aspects of holocaust studies.



Selected Encyclopedias on the Holocaust

Below are some specialized Holocaust encyclopedias.  Some are available online, others only in print.