Articles & Databases
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Faber Poetry Library
Contains the works of 42 poets comprising 124 volumes of poetry.
Factiva (formerly Dow Jones Interactive)
Includes content from more than 20,000 news sources, including newspapers, TV transcripts, newswires, and business magazines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Directory of Genealogy Professionals who are certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Search options include location, specialization, and language expertise.
Find My Past
Find My Past includes genealogicial records from the United States, along with England, Ireland, New Zealand, and other smaller record sets from around the globe. Researchers can also access the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) via this database. PERSI provides access to millions of entries from historical and genealogical publications. Keep in mind that the 1939 registers and the newspaper packages on FMP are not included in library subscriptions. For access to newspapers, please browse NYPL's collection of historical titles.
Industry profiles include industry overview, recent developments, business challenges, trends and opportunities, executive insight, call preparation questions, financial and industry ratio's, industry forecast, web links and acronyms. Note: PDF's of First Research industry profiles can be found in Mergent Archives to view, save or print. In Mergent Archives, click the First Research tab.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Approximately 16,000 pamphlets, digitized from NYPL's Rare Book Division and offering a wealth of information on the legislative history and governance of France, as well as other aspects of French life. Contents address the financial and political administration of France proper from the late 13th century to the end of the monarchy, with most documents dating to the 18th century. Topics include taxation and tariffs, criminal justice, book printing, and military administration.
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.
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. To browse all of the newspapers included in this resource, click here.
***This resource occasionally experiences technical issues that temporarily shut down service to the site. During these periods, try the Library of Congress' Chronicling America, another free resource that provides historical newspapers, or one of the other databases in the Historical Newspapers group.
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.