"Jewish Studies 'Born Digital'"
"Online Resources for Talmud Research, Study, and Teaching
"Online Resources for Jewish Economics"
"Scholarly Communication in the Twenty-first Century: A Changing Landscape"
"New Tools for Jewish Linguistics"
"Researching Orthodox Judaism Online"
"Web-Based Learning and Teaching Resources for Jewish Studies"
"Internet Resources for Jewish Biography and Autobiography"
"Jewish Political Studies on the Internet"
"Sharing Knowledge: Recent Trends in Search and Delivery Tools for Scholarly Content"
"Treasure Hunting for New Judaic Resources on the World Wide Web"
"Electronic Books in the Academic World and the Implications for Jewish Studies"
"Hebrew in Bits and Bytes: An Introduction to Coding and Formatting of Hebrew Electronic Resources"
"Historic Jewish Periodicals/Newspapers and the Web"
Born-Digital Literature and the Arts
Born-Digital Information Management
Websites and Tools
Data Archives/Statistical Information
Resources on Nonprofits
Steven Windmueller. “The Unfolding Economic Crisis: Its Devastating Implications for American Jewry,” working paper no. 47 (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs' Institute for Global Jewish Affairs, 2009).
Israel Statistical, Economic, and Demographic Data
The Economist’s Country Briefings Israel
Jewish Law and Secular Life
Center for Halacha and American Law's Jewish law website
Resolution concerning scholarly publishing, Cornell University Faculty Senate, May 11, 2005
National Institute of Health public access law, January 2008
Requirement for researchers to deposit articles in open access repository, Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, February 2008
Statement affirming preference for high-quality, affordable textbooks, released by one thousand professors, April 2008
"Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication," report by Association of Research Libraries (ARL), in association with Ithaka Strategic Services, Autumn 2008
Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, a search tool for items once but no longer online
Open Access and Institutional Repositories
Open Access, Peer-Reviewed Journals
Open-Access University Repositories
eScholarship Repository, University of California and the California Digital Library
ScholarlyCommons@Penn, University of Pennsylvania
Listservs and Discussion Forums
Hagahot, by Pinchas Roth (Manuscriptboy)
Michtavim, by Menachem Butler
Tradition Seforim, edited by Menachem Butler and Dan Rabinowtiz
Open Access Textbooks
Pe’er, Open University of Israel
Hebrew Treebank Version 2.0, Mila Knowledge Center for Processing Hebrew, Technion
Jan H. Kroeze, "Building and Displaying a Biblical Hebrew Linguistics Data Cube Using XML," presented at the Israeli Seminar on Computational Linguistics (ISCOL) Conference, Haifa, Israel, June 2006.
Yiddish Texts Annotated Corpus by Beatrice Santorini
Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon, Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati
Morfix Dictionary, Melingo Company
Rav-Milim, Melingo Company
Audio and Sound Collections
Dialect Atlas of the Surviving North Eastern Neo-Aramaic Dialects
(information page only)
SemArch, University of Heidelberg
Tools for the Twenty-first Century
Electronic Edition of a Historic Judeo-Spanish Text, Université Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3
Jewish English: Distinctive Lexicon (beta version)
Ladinomunita, online discussion group
Orthodox Judaism and the Media
Virtual Beit Midrash, Yeshivat Har Etzion
YU Torah Online, Yeshiva University
Communication within Orthodox and Haredi Communities
Be-ahavah u’be-emunah, Machon Meir
Daf Yomi resources, Kollel Iyun Hadaf
Haredi forum directories, Modiya, New York University
Kol tsofayikh, teachings of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu
Orthodox Jewish feminist blogs, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA)
Rabbi Daniel Zer, downloadable sermons
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Maron
Rabbi Shalom Arush, spiritual leader of Sephardic followers of Bratslav Hasidism
Shabat be-shabato, Moreshet
Sikhat ha-ge’ulah, Chabad
Sikhat ha-shavu‘a, Chabad
Yesha Rabbinical Council (Va’ad Rabane Yesha)
Center for Advanced Research and Language Acquisition (CARLA),
University of Minnesota
MODIYA Project: Jews/Media/Religion, New York University
Directories, Biographical Dictionaries, and Encyclopedias
American National Biography Online, Oxford University Press (by subscription)
Biography Reference Bank, H. W. Wilson (by subscription)
Biography Resource Center, Gale Group (by subscription)
Hebrew Author Database, Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature
Modern Hebrew Literature—a Bio-Bibliographical Lexicon, The Ohio State University
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (by subscription)
World Biographical Index, K. G. Saur (by subscription)
Websites and Portals
Primary Sources: Digital Collections of Primary Sources
1. Archives: Finding Aids
2. Archives: Databases and Websites
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust: Testimonies, Yale University
In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives, Alexander Street Press
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories, Alexander Street Press (by subscription)
North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Alexander Street Press (by subscription)
3. Online Diaries and Weblogs
Michael Keren,“Online Life Writing: One Israeli's Search for Sanity,” Auto/Biography 13, 2005.
William O'Shea, "The Sharer of Secrets: Anonymous Blog Cracks Window Into Hasidic Community," Village Voice, July 22, 2003.
Edward Portnoy, "Haredim and the Internet," Modiya website, 2004.
Listservs and Discussion Lists
Think Tanks and Research Organizations
Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University
The Harry S. Truman Center for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel-Aviv University
Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel-Aviv University
Online Collections and Research
Arab-Israel Research Projects, The Harry S Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Daniel Elazar On-Line Library, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Multimedia (Sound and Visuals)
Full-text Databases, Journals, and Books
Expanded Academic ASAP (by subscription)
SAGE Full-Text Collection for Political Science (by subscription)
Project Muse (by subscription)
RSS Feeds for Recently Cataloged Titles, University Libraries, University of Alabama
Digital Resources on Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews
Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews, University of California, Davis
The Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image, University of Pennsylvania
Academic Guide to Jewish History, University of Toronto Libraries
Humbul Humanities Hub, Research Discovery Network and Humanities Computing Unit, Oxford University
Jewish History Resource Center, Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Open Archives Initiative (OAI)
OAIster, University of Michigan
Academic and Jewish Studies Electonic Book Resources
Gallica, Bibliothèque nationale de France
History E-book Project, American Council of Learned Societies
Commercial Vendors of Electronic Books
Code2000 and Code2001 Fonts (shareware)
SIL Ezra Hebrew Unicode Fonts (freeware)
Free Jewish Periodicals/Newspapers Online:
Jewish Periodicals/Newspapers Online by Subscription:
Periodical Index Online (formerly, Periodicals Contents Index, PCI)
Guides to Quality in Visual Resource Imaging, Research Libraries Group
RLG DigiNews (From the Research Libraries Group)
Ronald W. Zweig, “Lessons from the Palestine Post Project,” Literary and Linguistic Computing 13: 2 (1998): 89–95.
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