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Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies @ The Evelyn S. Field Library

With a mission of promoting tolerance, combating bigotry, educating the community, and evoking remembrance, the Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies has been serving educators, students, and the community since 1981.

The Institute's Morris and Dorothy Hirsch Research Collection of The Holocaust, Genocide, and Racism is housed in the IHGS Center on the second floor of the RVCC Evelyn S. Field Library. The Collection offers extensive materials on the Holocaust, genocide, racism, and diversity.

More information on IHGS can be found on their page of the RVCC website:

Hirsch Collections

The Institute's Morris and Dorothy Hirsch Research Collection features several subcollections, divided by format or audience. Each link below will launch a search in the library catalog for that collection, which you can browse through. To search within the collection, go to Advanced Search, change the second Search Index dropdown menu to also say Keyword, and type your search terms.

Also in the IHGS Center are book displays located on the tops of the shelves:


Advanced Search in Holocaust collection

Online Library Resources

The Evelyn S. Field has many digital resources that, while not part of the official Hirsch Collection, are relevant to the topics of the Holocaust, genocide, and racism.