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Jewish Studies & Social Justice


Welcome to this research guide for Jewish Studies & Social Justice. Here we introduce you to some of the resources available to you from Gleeson Library and on the open web. For more in-depth research, contact us and a librarian can help you with your research. 

Scholarly journals and magazines

Starting your search with these databases could help you find articles on Jewish Studies topics.

U.S. and International News Articles


Search Ignacio, the USF Library catalog, to find books and videos in print and electronic format.
Search Link+ for access to millions of books in other libraries that you can request, free.


In addition to books, the library offers a rich collection of fiction and nonfiction video content, in streaming format and DVD.

Search the catalog or browse the collection for Jewish studies-related video.

Internet Reference Sources

Tanakh, Rabbinical Literature, and Jewish Law

The foundational Jewish texts and commentaries in many translations are available on the lower level of Gleeson Library. A few of these are listed below. Search the catalog for more.

Early and modern translations and interpretations of the Tanakh (Old Testament) are at BS701-BS1830. Talmudic literature is found at  BM495-BM518. Halacha (Jewish law) is at BM520-BM523.7, and Kaballah is found at BM525-BM526.

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