Numerous books have been written about JDC, and the “Joint” has been sourced in 100's of publications. The following are some of the most significant books published which provide historical overviews on the work of JDC.
Abramovitch, Stanley. From Survival to Renewal: A Memoir of Six Decades in a Changing Jewish World. Jerusalem: Gefen Publishing House, 2008.
Agar, Herbert. The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival. New York: Viking Press, 1960.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Henry Friedlander, and Sybil Milton, gen. eds. Archives of the Holocaust: An International Collection of Selected Documents, vol. 10, parts 1 and 2. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.
Bauer, Yehuda. American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Joint Distribution Committee 1939–1945. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1981.
Bauer, Yehuda. My Brother's Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1929–1939. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1974.
Bauer, Yehuda. Out of the Ashes: The Impact of American Jews on Post-Holocaust European Jewry. New York: Pergamon Press, 1989.
Handlin, Oscar. A Continuing Task: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1914–1964. New York: Random House, 1964.
Shachtman, Tom. I Seek My Brethren: Ralph Goldman and "The Joint." New York: Newmarket Press, 2001.
"To the Rescue: Eight Artists in an Archive." An exhibition organized by Lookout for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, held at the International Center of Photography, New York, February 12–June 16, 1999.
Rutland, Suzanne D. and Rood, Sarah. Nationality: Stateless, Destination: Australia The Joint (JDC) and the Australian Survivor Community. American Jewish Committee, 2008.
Weiner, Anita. Renewal: Reconnecting Soviet Jewry to the Jewish People. A Decade of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) Activities in the Former Soviet Union 1988-1998. New York: University Press of America, 2003.
Zertal, Idith, curator. To Save a World: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) 1914–1984. Catalog of a photographic exhibition held at the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, Tel Aviv, Summer 1984. Text in Hebrew and English. Tel Aviv: 1984.