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Faber Poetry Library

Contains the works of 42 poets comprising 124 volumes of poetry.

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Factiva (formerly Dow Jones Interactive)

Includes content from more than 20,000 news sources, including newspapers, TV transcripts, newswires, and business magazines.

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Fagan Finder

Provides links to quotation, proverb, aphorism, and slogan sites, and the means for searching particular types of quotes.

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Family History Books

Collection of digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of Allen County Library, Brigham Young University, Family History Library, and other major genealogy centers. Offered through FamilySearch.org.

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FamilySearch Genealogy Service

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), this free website offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library's catalog. Free access to the 1940 United States Federal Census.

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FEDSTATS

National statistics from the U.S. Federal Government in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Income, Natural Resources, Crime, Energy, Labor, Safety, Demographics, Environment, National Accounts, Transportation, Economic, and Health.

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FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

Formerly known as Film/TV Documentation Collections, FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus is a bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals right up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available here in full text including complete runs. It is an essential reference work for any film researcher.

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Fiction Connection

The content for Fiction Connection can now be found in Books In Print.

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Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights Congress

This archive, from the NYPL's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, documents the Civil Rights Congress (CRC) which was established in 1946 to, among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against…labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." Dates of inclusion range from 1946-1955.

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Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

Film & Television Literature Index is the definitive index to film and television literature. It is a bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, and selected coverage of 300 more.

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Film Indexes Online

Includes Film Index International (British Film Institute) and the AFI Catalog (American Film Institute), covering all eras of filmmaking from the early silents to recent box-office hits.

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Film Literature Index

Film Literature Index (FLI) annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other scholarly and popular periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.

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Film/TV Documentation Collections

A section of the International Film Archive database produced by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), which contains information about the holdings of more than 145 of the world's foremost film archives, libraries, and educational institutions.

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Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010

Searchable full-text and page images of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper.

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Find a Genealogist - Board for Certification of Genealogists

Directory of Genealogy Professionals who are certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Search options include location, specialization, and language expertise.

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Find a Grave

Find a Grave contains listings, images and some additional burial and biographical information from cemeteries in the United States and other countries. An index to cemeteries and burial information from this website are also available through the Ancestry database. 

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FindLaw

Includes legal information, lawyer profiles, and overviews of legal topics. 

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First Research

Industry profiles which include industry overview, recent developments, business challenges, trends and opportunities, executive insight, call preparation questions, financial information, industry ratio's, industry forecast and rating, web links and acronyms. Print, or save information.

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Fold3

Historical primary documents featuring U.S. city directories, naturalization records, and Revolutionary War Pensions. Collections include: History and Genealogy Archives, African American Archives, Native American Archives, Revolutionary War Archives, US Bureau of Investigation Case File Archives, and World War II Archives. Formerly known as Footnote.com.

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Foreign Relations of the United States (1945-most recent)

Historical records of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity. Covers the administrations of Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter.

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Foreign Relations of the United States (pre 1945)

This series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. This online version runs from 1861-1960 with missing volumes being added when possible.

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Foundation Directory Online Professional

Foundation Directory Online was developed by the Foundation Center, a nonprofit organization founded over 50 years ago to open up U.S. foundations to public view.

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Foundation Finder

Basic information about private and community foundations within the U.S.

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is an online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

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Founders Online

Over 165,000 searchable documents, fully annotated, from the authoritative Founding Fathers Papers projects. Correspondence and writings of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison.

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Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874

Freedman's Bank Records are a great source for genealogists researching their African American heritage. This database is an index to registers of signatures of depositors and includes images of original records. These documents contain invaluable information about individuals prior to the 1870 U.S. Federal Census.

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FreedomFlix

Dynamic e-books from Scholastic brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history. 

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Freegal Music

Freegal is downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their barcode and pin number. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods. The New York Public Library's subscription to Freegal Music is generously supported by a grant from Community Funds, Inc. -- the Robert R. Asiel Memorial Fund. Works best if used with Firefox or Chrome. 

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Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index

Indexes more than 150 prominent art history periodicals held by the Frick Art Reference Library, covering Western European and American fine arts and some decorative arts from the 4th-19th centuries. 

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Fulton History: Old New York State Historical Newspapers

A searchable repository of historic newspapers published in New York State between 1795 and 2007, frequently updated. Also includes a handful of U.S. newspapers outside of NYS.

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia EBSCO[grades 5-8]

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

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