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Baltimore Afro-American (The) (1893-1988)

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The longest-running family-owned African American newspaper in the United States. 
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All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, United States History, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, African American Studies, American Studies
English

Baltimore Sun (The) (1837-1988)

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Searchable full-text and page images from the Baltimore Sun Archive. 
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All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, United States History, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers
English

Barrons (2008-2013)

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From the link to ProQuest, click on "Databases" in the top toolbar, and scroll down to :"Recent Newspapers" to select the newspaper you would like to search.
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All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Business, Finance, U.S. Newspapers
English

Bartleby.com Great Books Online

Full-text access to a variety of standard reference books, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Reference, Language and Literature, English and American Literature
The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse provides students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the World Wide Web, free of charge. Highlights of this site include the 18-volume Cambridge History of English and American Literature, published between 1907 and 1921; the Oxford Book of English Verse, published in 1900; and the Yale Book of American Verse, published in 1912.
English

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Online version of the 1901 edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations may be browsed by author (chronologically or alphabetically).
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Dictionaries, Language and Literature, Linguistics
English

Berg Fashion Library

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 Comprehensive coverage of world fashion from reference titles, journal articles, ebooks, and images.  Select "Resource Area" to access lesson plans, thematic reading lists, and biographies.  Please note that Fairchild Books and Fashion Photography Archive content is not included in the Library's subscription. 
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Art, Fashion, Biography
English

Best's Library Center

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Best's Library Center combines the time-honored Best's Insurance Reports in a single platform, allowing users to assess companies' financial strength, performance ratios and market segments. 
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Thomas Yoseloff Business Center
Business, Finance
English

Better Business Bureau

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Check reports on New York businesses and charities.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Business, Reference, Organizations and Museums
English

Bible in English

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Contains 20 different versions of the English Bible from the tenth to the twentieth century, including 12 full Bibles, five New Testament texts, two versions of the Gospels only, and William Tyndale's translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah and the New Testament. 
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Language and Literature, Religion
English

Bibliography of Native North Americans

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Citations to literature about native peoples of North America, including Aleuts; Eskimos or Inuit of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and eastern Siberia; and other native peoples of Canada, the United States, and Mexico north of the northern boundary of Mesoamerica.  
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
United States History, Native American Studies
The resource contains citations from the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America, as well as new citations to books, journals, essays, conference papers, dissertations, and U.S. and Canadian government documents. The area of high cultures in Mexico and Central America is not included.
English