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Academic Search Premier

This database base include full text articles from a wide range of fields. View our tips on how how to find resources in the ASP.

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ATLA (American Theological Library Association) database

The ATLA database features full text scholarly articles in the areas of Bible, religions, theology. It also includes citations to dissertations and chapters of books. Here are some tips of effective searching. ATLA icon

Bar Ilan Responsa Project

More than just Responsa, this project includes the searchable Hebrew texts of the Bible, Talmud, Midrash, and commentaries as well as many other helpful features and tools.
Searching part 1 covers selecting texts, searching for single terms and viewing the results.
Searching part 2 covers combining search terms
and the special features video demonstrates several of the BI tools such as the calendar and Gematria features.
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CCAR Responsa

The Central Conference of American Rabbis has digitized their print collection of Responsa. Here are some hints on searching their site

JSTOR

JSTOR contains about 70 titles in the Jewish Studies sections with full text coverage from the first issue of most of them. Here are some clues for searching this collection. 

Library Catalog

This catalog is used for all 3 US campuses of HUC. Watch for CN (Cincinnati) NY (New York), or LA (Los Angeles) to see which campus has the book. Searching the catalog is not always intuitive so check our tips and tricks

DavkaWriter

This powerful Hebrew-English word processor includes the texts of Bible, Mishna, Talmud and the Ashkenazi and Sephardi siddur. This tutorial will demonstrate how to use DavkaWriter to make a "Tikun" practice sheet.

Hebrew Keyboard

This tutorial demonstrates how to download a Hebrew keyboard into your Windows computer.

Jewish Studies Portal

This video gives a brief overview of the Library resources that are available from off campus on the Jewish Studies Portal (JSP)