The Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive (JARDA) serves as a gateway to the archival and manuscript holdings of numerous California archives, libraries, oral history programs, and museums featuring online finding aids, digital images, electronic texts and oral histories. There are 10,000 digital images complemented by 20,000 pages of electronic transcriptions documenting the experience of Japanese Americans in World War II internment camps.
Online access to Japanese-language reference sources, including dictionaries (Japanese, English and multi-languages), encyclopedias (Encyclopedia Nipponica, Encyclopedia of Japan, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, etc.), etc. English-language interface: http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/
This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations. This online version contains the unedited contents of the original encyclopedia. Since the original work was completed almost 100 years ago, it does not cover a significant portion of modern Jewish History (e.g., the creation of Israel, the Holocaust, etc.). However, it does contain an incredible amount of information that is remarkably relevant today.
A new, online museum, “the Jewish Museum of the American West will soon consist of Exhibition Halls for each of the regions, states and/or cities west of the Mississippi River that were considered a part of the American West.” The first Exhibition Hall focuses on Los Angeles, the second on San Francisco.
“The field of Jewish studies is broad and interdisciplinary, encompassing history, religion, philosophy, literature, sociology and political science. Its chronological and geographical range is immense, stretching from the Bible to the present and including communities from the Americas to Western and Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, South and East Asia, and Africa. . . .Oxford Bibliographies Jewish Studies offers . . . carefully selected articles that break down subject areas into their component parts and pithy annotations that summarize the main contribution of each citation.”
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Electronic encyclopedia with lucid articles on Jewish history, biography, religion & politics; features a virtual Israel experience & graphic section on Judaic treasures in the Library of Congress (developed by the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise).
This online encyclopedia contains more than 2,000 entries, including updated versions of the articles in the “Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia” (Routledge, 1997). With an emphasis on American Jewish Women, it also covers women from all time periods and all parts of the world.
The Joanna Briggs Institute’s Evidence Based Practice database of systematic reviews complements those found in the Cochrane Library. The Joanna Briggs Institute, an international not-for-profit research and development organization, “develops evidence in various formats for nursing, allied health and medical professionals as well as support information for consumers.” It was established in Adelaide, South Australia in 1996, and collaborates internationally with over 70 entities world-wide. What is included in the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database: The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP database is a comprehensive range of resources including over 3,000 records across seven publication types: *Evidence Summaries — Literature reviews that summarize existing international literature on common healthcare interventions and activities *Evidence-Based Recommended Practices — Database of procedures that describe and/or recommend practice on various clinical topics *Best Practice Information Sheets — Series of information guideline sheets produced specifically for practicing health professionals *Systematic Reviews — Comprehensive systematic reviews of international research literature completed by trained JBI reviewers *Consumer Information Sheets — Standardized summaries designed just for consumers of healthcare (patients, clients, and care providers) *Systematic Review Protocols — Developed by the Collaborating Centers of JBI, which are made up of international experts from over 40 countries from a range of health disciplines *Technical Reports — Documentation of all aspects of the development of Best Practice Information Sheets
Journal Citation Reports is an annual publication by Thomson Reuters with each yearly data analysis being completed in the following year. The most recent edition is always published in the summer following the year analyzed. Journal Citation Reports indicates the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field, and the largest journals in a field. JCR Science Edition contains data from over 7,300 journals in science and technology. JCR Social Sciences Edition contains data from over 2,200 journals in the social sciences.
NOTE: For disciplines that have longer timespans for citation, consider sorting for ranking by using the 5-year Impact Factor sort.
Journal of Asian American Studies (JAAS) explores all aspects of Asian American experiences through original articles detailing new theoretical developments, research results, methodological innovations, public policy concerns, and pedagogical issues. This the articles in this journal may provide helpful vocabulary for those searching Asian American topics in more general databases.
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format.
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