University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Websites & Bibliography

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota is one of many national and international centers dedicated to the study of the Holocaust and contemporary Genocide and teaching about the subject. The links and bibliographical information listed below are recommended for extended study of the subject headings.


CHGS Links, A growing list of websites related to the Jewish Holocaust, other genocides around the world and related organizations.

Book and Video Library

The CHGS Library has books and videos/DVDs for to University students, faculty, staff and the general public.


References, A bibliographical database of relevant books and articles that can be searched by author or subject. This database is updated regularly. We welcome suggestions for additions. Be sure to send all the referencing information by e-mail to the Center at:

Compensation and Documentation

The following links are for Holocaust survivors and their families to find documentation about  the fate of their families and relatives  during World War II.  Also included are links for information about compensation and restitution.

ITS: International Tracing Serivce
ITS Registry Service United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Conference Claims: The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
Victim’s Assets and Restitution List: USHMM
Central Database of Shoah Victims Names: Yad Vashem

Special Thanks

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies offers generous thanks to Mordecai Specktor, editor of the American Jewish World, for donations of review copies of books relevant to our work and added to our permanent collection.