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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full-text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. More info»

Ancestry Library Edition

Access to billions of names in more than 4,000 genealogical databases including Census Records and Passenger Lists. Library version of Ancestry.com. More info»

Biography in Context

Provides biographical information on more than 380,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines. More info»

Business Source Premier

Full text for over 2,470 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. More info»

Credo Reference

Provides full-text online versions of hundreds of top quality reference books in all major subjects from art to medicine, psychology to history, and technology to literature. Includes bilingual and biographical dictionaries. More info»

Google Books

Search the full-text of scanned books via the Web, and to read selections of the full-text of these digitized texts. More info»

JSTOR

An interdisciplinary digital archive of over 1,000 leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. More info»

New York Times (1851-2010)

Searchable full-text and page images from The New York Times archive. More info»

New York Times (1985-present) and New York Post (2000-present)

Searchable full-text of the New York Times and New York Post.)

NYPL Digital Gallery

Provides free access to over 800,000 images digitized from the New York Public Library's vast collections, including historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more. More info»

Oxford English Dictionary (OED), 2nd Edition

A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words — past and present — from across the English-speaking world. More info»

Project Muse

Provides full-text access to over 500 peer-reviewed scholarly journals and top quality book-length scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. More info»

World Book Online Reference Center

Access to encyclopedia articles, web links, periodical articles, videos, and maps from World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advance (high school and college) and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. More info»

WorldCat (OCLC)

Search for materials held in libraries around the world. More info»