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D&B Million Dollar Directory

Newly expanded directory provides information on 14 million companies in the U.S. Search by company on first screen, or use Advanced Search to select criteria to build a list of companies by location, industry, SIC or NAICs code, size, sales, etc. See the Zip code listings for all 5 boroughs.

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Daily Life Through History

An archive of everyday life in all areas of the world from ancient times to the present day as shown in reference articles, illustrations, posters, cultural and government documents, speeches, letters, and personal narratives.

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Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004

The Daily Mail Historical Archive offers the searchable, full-text content of Britain's Daily Mail, including all of the major news stories, features, advertisements and images from 1896-2004.

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Dance Heritage Coalition

A tutorial for in-depth dance research, focusing on primary sources in archives and research libraries. Provides access to finding aids for collections in libraries, including NYPL, Library of Congress, Ohio State University, and the San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum.

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Dante Project (Dartmouth)

Searchable collection of texts including the Italian text of the Divine Comedy and commentaries.

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DAR Ancestor Search

Database of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ancestors. Includes an index of unpublished genealogical materials collected by DAR members, such as bible and cemetery transcriptions. 

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David Rumsey Map Collection

This historical map collection contains over 30,000 online maps and images. The collection's strengths are in 18th and 19th century maps of North and South America, though maps of the world and other continents are also represented.

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Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library

The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library presents a complete Hebrew transcription and English translation of the Biblical texts, together with high resolution images. The contents of this online publication is identical to that of the Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Biblical Texts CD-ROM, published by Brill and Brigham Young University but its interface is adapted to Brill's online platform for reference works.

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Death Indexes and Records Online

This website is an extensive directory of links to online death indexes, listed by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, death notices and registers, obituaries, probate indexes, and cemetery and burial records.

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Design and Applied Arts Index

International index to design and craft journals.

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Detroit Free Press, 1831-1922

Full text access to the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1922.

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Development Business

Development Business provides information for doing business with the United Nations, the World Bank, and foreign governments. 

For access, please ask a staff member in the Electronic Information Center.

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Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)

The Dictionary of American English is a regional dictionary, documenting words and phrases that vary from one place to another. Users can browse by geographic region or search for particular words or etymology. The print set of DARE is available in the Rose Main Reading Room reference collection. 

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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

The Dictionary of Canadian biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada (DCB/DBC) is a scholarly research and publishing project carried out jointly by the University of Toronto and the Universit

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Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Dictionary of Irish Biography, is a collaborative project with over 9,000 signed biographical articles, between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography

Features information on literary figures from all time periods and all genres. This is available in the Literature Resource Center.

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Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

Digitized, searchable, high-resolution images of the Dead Sea Scrolls held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

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Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

The dLOC is a cooperative, multilingual and multi-institutional digitization project of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with open access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections including the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library, the Caribbean Map Collection, Panama and Canal Zone materials and The Vodou Archive.

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Digital Microfilm (Newspapers)

Browse microfilm content in digital form for: American Banker (2008-), Barron's (2008-), Boston Globe (2008-), Chicago Tribune (2008-), Democrat and Chronicle-Rochester, NY (2010-), Detroit News (2008-), Guardian-London (2010-), New York Law Journal (2009-), New York Times-Late Edition, East Coast (2008-), Newsday (2010-), Philadelphia Inquirer (2010-), Saint Louis Post-Dispatch (2008-), USA Today (2009-), Wall Street Journal-Eastern Edition (2008-), Washington Post-Final Edition (2008-) and Washington Times (2010-). The coverage extends up to the present, but does not include the most recent 6-12 weeks, depending on the title.

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Digital National Security Archive

Contains over forty collections of declassified government documents related to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. 

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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The DPLA is a platform that brings together many collections of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 

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Digital Scriptorium

Images of dated and datable medieval and renaissance manuscripts.

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Digital South Asia Library

On-line information about contemporary and historical South Asia

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Digital Theatre Plus

Full length British theatre productions, interviews with cast and crew, and documentaries about the production. Includes productions from Shakespeare to contemporary plays, with teaching guides. 

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Digitalia

Digitalia is a Hispanic Database of ebooks and ejournals where you will find thousands of ebooks from the most renowned Spanish and Latinamerican Publishing Houses, as well as relevant journals that cover all topics of interest.

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Digitized Brooklyn City Directories

Brooklyn Public Library has digitized and made available 31 Brooklyn city and business directories for the period 1856-1908.

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Direct Me NYC 1940

An experimental NYPL website features digitized 1940 telephone directories for New York City, which, combined with powerful search tools enable patrons to convert residential street addresses into census enumeration districts (ED), which leads to the 1940 Census records via the National Archives.
 

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Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries

Contains listings for American companies that have a substantial investment in overseas operations-wholly or partially owned subsidiary, affiliate or branch.

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Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States

Foreign companies listed have a substantial investment in American operations-wholly or partially owned subsidiary, affiliate or branch.

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Directory of Open Access Journals

Offers free, full text, quality controlled, open-access scientific and scholarly journals in a variety of subjects and languages.

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Directory of Professional Genealogists

Directory of Genealogy Professionals who are members of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Search options include location and specialization. 

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Directory of State Tax Forms

Download and print federal and state tax forms for all 50 states.

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DocFinder

Search by name of doctor or browse by state licensing authorities.

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