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Asher Library Catalog
Catalog of titles held at the Asher Library. Circulation privileges are restricted to Spertus students and members.

Interlibrary Loan
Can't find what you need in our collection? Students, faculty, and members may request an interlibrary loan.

Feinberg eCollection*
A collection of Jewish Studies databases which give full-text access to scholarly journals and an array of classic Jewish texts.

A collection of databases which provide article citations, full-text articles, and eBooks.

A-to-Z eJournal List*
A list of every eJournal available through EBSCOhost. Includes but is not limited to Jewish Studies.

Encyclopaedia Judaica*
An upgraded edition of the classic Jewish resource.

Index of Articles on Jewish Studies from the Jewish National and University Library.

OCLC FirstSearch*
A collection of databases for searching worldwide library holdings, articles, and citations.

The Sentinel
Digitized issues of the Chicago Jewish weekly (1911-1949) now available at the Illinois Digital Archives.

The Sentinel Presents 100 Years of Chicago Jewry (1948)
Digitized special edition of the Sentinel from 1948 [PDF].

The Chicago Jewish Community Blue Book (1918)
Digitized directory of organizations, their officers and membership, published in 1918 by The Sentinel Publishing Co. [Internet Archive].

This site currently provides access to more than 15,000 seforim, which are searchable by author, title and keyword



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Online Exhibit

Explore a selection of Spertus Institute's
Muriel Yale Collection of
Antique Maps
of the Holy Land and the Ottoman
Empire in this online exhibit:
Cartography as Art and Science >

Palaestina (Terra Sancta)
by Abraham Ortelius
from Epitome Theatre Orteliani
Antwerp: Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius, 1601
Muriel Yale Collection, 2004-085