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Wl 215 Holocaust Literature: Getting started

Topics and initial starting points

Start with reference sources and books for background information. Try finding scholarly books on your topic--both print and ebooks.

Research topics- Dr. Summers:

  • Racism in America
  • American treatment of Native Americans
  • American treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II
  • Anti-Semitism in America, the Rwandan genocide
  • Cambodian genocide
  • Armenian genocide
  • Bosnian massacres and attempted genocide
  • Eugenics movement in America
  • History (particularly as it relates to the
    period immediately prior to World War II and during the war) and current state of American immigration policies
  • Films about the Holocaust
  • Russian Gulag.

General Resources in the A.C. Buehler Library

BlueJay Search--I-Share

The "card catalog" of the A.C. Buehler Library. Use this resource to find books, journal titles, movies, and music owned by Elmhurst University, and information about items located in 80 academic and research libraries in Illinois.

This handy video explains how to get started with BlueJay Search. Reach out to the Reference Desk via chat from the library homepage or email at