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Online Resources

Asher Library Primo Catalog

Discover books, ebooks, online journal articles, audio-visual media, and other resources available to Spertus students, faculty and members.


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

Feinberg eCollection*

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


Looking for an ebook?
Browse a selection of ebooks on Jewish topics and beyond by going to the Asher Library Catalog above and putting ebook in the search box. You will need your Spertus member login to sign into the catalog for immediate access to your selection.

Additional Resources

A free living library of Jewish texts and their interconnections, in Hebrew and in translation.

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

Index of Articles on Jewish Studies from the National Library of Israel.

The Sentinel
Digitized issues of the Chicago Jewish weekly (1911-1977) now available on the Historical Jewish Press site.

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].

Provides access to more than 61,825 classical Hebrew books searchable by title and author.

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This state-of-the-art, remote access collection of electronic resources is made possible through the generosity of The Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation.