PhD in Education and Jewish Studies

Resources at NYU

The Libraries of New York University hold more than four million volumes, almost five million microforms, 500,000 government documents, 80,000 sound and video recordings and a wide range of electronic resources. The library subscribes to the key journals in the field, such as Jewish Education. The library also maintains extensive reference collections in Judaica and in education. Online Judaic resources available to NYU students include the Index to Jewish Periodicals and RAMBI. Online educational resources acquired by NYU include Education Full-Text, Education Index, and ERIC. Online social scientific databases include JSTOR, WorldCat, Project Muse, and ProQuest. Subject librarians in education and in Judaic studies support the program's curriculum, and routinely purchase relevant books for the library's permanent collection. For a list of on-line resources available to NYU students, click here: New York City houses many specialized libraries, including the Judaica collection at the New York Public Library, the research collections at the Center for Jewish History, and the libraries at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Yeshiva University, and the Hebrew Union College. The Center for Jewish History is located within walking distance of the campus, and the Hebrew Union College library is contiguous to NYU. Students in Steinhardt's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences have access to all university computer facilities, including a dedicated computer bank located in the department suite.