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Library at AJR

The library at AJR includes a core collection of more than 10,000 books, periodicals, sheet music, recordings and other media supporting the multi-denominational aspects of academic and spiritual learning at the Academy. The collection ranges from classical texts to works on philosophy, history, Israel, music, liturgy, and issues facing modern Jews. Explore AJR’s collection via the AJR Library Catalog.

AJR LIBRARY CATALOG

 The EBSCO eBook Religion Collection

The EBSCO eBook Religion Collection provides unlimited access to over 7,700 eBooks, covering a broad range of religious topics.
To access the collection all members of the AJR community (current students, faculty, and alumni) should use the link found here, and then login using AJR’s credentials (available via Rabbi Jeff Hoffman).
The eBook LibGuide link found here provides excellent information, tutorials, and guides on how to use EBSCO eBooks.
In addition here are direct links to several EBSCO eBooks video user tutorials you may find helpful:

If you have any questions please direct them to [email protected].

JSTOR ACCESS

To use: AJR subscribes to the Jewish Studies Archive Collection of JSTOR. This collection in JSTOR (Journal Storage) is a searchable, digitized archive of sixty scholarly journals — from the first date of publication to three to five years ago. Access to JSTOR through AJR is available to current AJR students and faculty as well as to AJR alumni only and may not be shared with others.

For access information, please contact either the AJR librarian or Rabbi-in-ResidenceRabbi Jeff Hoffman.

If you explore the site, please note that JSTOR hosts dozens of clusters of journals in different subjects. AJR’s subscription only applies to the Jewish Studies Archive Collection. At the bottom of the JSTOR website, under “Help and Support,” you will find tutorial links.

Additional Resources and Databases

Library services also include research assistance, inter-library loan and access to the Internet. A brief list of useful sites can be found below:

DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS

DIGITAL BOOKS

GENERAL RESOURCES

HEBREW

LITURGY

MUSIC & CANTORIAL

PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY

TANAKH & RABBINICS