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ENG 152/PHI 251: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust: Finding Articles and More

Nazi Germany and the Holocaust: Human morality and ethics

Search Terms and Keywords

Nazi Germany

Adolf Hitler

other key figures under Hitler




Final Solution

Concentration Camps

moral responsibility


ethics of character


Righteous Gentiles

Nuremberg Trials

names of persons

Database Search Tips

Searching in the databases can be tricky, especially since they are all slightly different. Here are some basic tips to get you started:

  • Use keywords instead of phrases. Try searching for "nurse AND education" instead of "how much school do I need to be a nurse?" 
  • Not every article you find in the databases will be complete. Some will only be a citation or a summary. Limit your results to "Full Text" to only see articles you can read every word of online. 
  • Some databases let you limit your results by date. When you need the most up-to-date information this limiter can be a real life saver!
  • Look for an option to create a citation for the article right in the database. This can be a quick and easy way to create your Works Cited or References page. Always double check that the citation is correct, though.
  • Remember that the databases aren't right for everything! If you're looking for general information there are other sources that may work better such as encyclopedias, handbooks, or trusted websites. 

Quick Tips and Shortcuts for Database Searching (video 5:19)