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FYSP 120 - The Holocaust in American Popular Culture: Overview

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Music Encyclopedias

General eReference Resources

Potential Subject headings

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- 

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Songs and music 
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Songs and music -- Bibliography -- Catalogs 
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Songs and music -- History and criticism 

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- Songs and music

Keep in mind that you can use parts of a subject heading to find more material. For example, if you weren't sure of the subdivisions in the subject heads, you could use the following as a KEYWORD search to locate additional subject headings.

"Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)"  "Songs and music"

Holocaust survivors -- 
Holocaust survivors' writings 
Holocaust survivors' writings, German -- History and criticism 
Holocaust survivors' writings, German -- Musical setting

 

Jewish musicians --
Jewish musicians -- United States 
Jewish musicians -- United States -- Biography

 

Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- 

Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Songs and music

 

Keep in mind that you can use parts of a subject heading to find more material. For example, if you don't know the names of other concentration camps, you could use the following as a KEYWORD search to locate additional subject headings.

"Concentration camp" "Songs and music"

 

Concentration camp inmates as musicians  -- 
Concentration camp inmates as musicians -- Czech Republic -- Terezín (Ústecký kraj) -- History --  
Concentration camp inmates as musicians -- Poland -- Oświęcim 
Concentration camp inmates as musicians -- Soviet Union -- History

 

Searching for specific people, for example:

Reich, Steve, 1936-

 

You might also consider:

Romanies -- Nazi persecution -- Songs and music
Gays -- Nazi persecution -- Songs and music

InterLibrary Loan

Can't find what you need?  For books, try OhioLINK. For books not available through OhioLINK and for other types of materials, use Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  ILL lets you borrow materials from non-OhioLINK libraries, including print books, scanned journal articles, musical scores, videos, theses/dissertations, and more. 

Contact ill@oberlin.edu with questions.

OBIS

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Find books, e-books, videos, scores, and recordings at Oberlin by title, author, subject, keyword, or other options. 

A Few Online Resources (Open Access)

Research Help

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