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Gale Directory Library

Library Card Required
Search across a range of directories. Includes: Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers; Encyclopedia of American Religions (now available in the Gale Virtual Reference Library); Encyclopedia of Associations - International Organizations; Encyclopedia of Associations - National Organizations of the U.S.; Encyclopedia of Associations - Regional, State and Local Organizations of the U.S.; Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources; Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations; Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media; Government Research Directory; International Research Centers Directory;  Market Share Reporter; National Faculty Directory; Publishers Directory; Research Centers Directory; Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies.  
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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
Business, Company Directories, Reference, Books and Libraries, Directories, Organizations and Museums
American Wholesaler and Distributors Directory is no longer part of Gale Directory Library. Content from American Wholesaler and Distributors Directory is available in the Ward's Business Directory, which the New York Public Library has access to in e-book format.
English

Gale Directory of Databases

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See Gale Directory Library for access to Gale Directory of Databases
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Reference
English

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

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See Gale Directory Library for access to Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.
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Business, Performing Arts, Broadcasting, Directories, Radio and Television
Covered publications include directories, newsletters, newspapers, and periodicals.
English

Gale Primary Resources

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A full-text database that cross-searches Gale's primary source collections - formerly Artemis Primary Sources, including Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO), Nineteenth-Century Collections Online (NCCO), and Sabin Americana. *Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.**
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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
United States History, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Historical Newspapers, American Studies
English

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is an online library of reference titles for multi-disciplinary research, including texts related to American and world history, biography, health, arts, business, travel, religion, and multicultural studies. 
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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
Art, Business, Industry Surveys and Profiles, Imports and Exports, Jobs, International Business, Government and Law, Law, History, Biography, United States History, Language and Literature, Science, Reference, Homework Help, Encyclopedias, Social Sciences, Technology
English

GalleryGuide.org

Search for art exhibitions, openings, shows, services, and more.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Art, Reference
Includes a calendar of galleries, museums, reviews of shows, art fairs, classifieds, and listings of artists and art consultants.
English

Gallica

Over 2 million digitized items from the Bibliothèque nationale de France and its partners.
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Art, Government and Law, History of Europe, World History, Language and Literature
English

Gannett Newsstand

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Access to the full text of more than eighty local and regional newspapers (1990s-present), published by the Gannett Publishing. Titles include the Journal News from White Plains and Ocean County Observer from New Jersey.  
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New York City History, United States History, U.S. Newspapers
English

Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York

On-Site Access Only
A collection of historical directories, member lists, and other name-rich sources, focusing on New York City during the long 19th century.  Documents are fully text-searchable and originate from the print collection of the New-York Historical Society.  Other categories of documents include maps, illustrated advertisements, burial lists, and gazetteers. The list of titles available in this database is available here. 
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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)
Genealogy, New York City History, United States History, Directories, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Maps, Atlases, Cartography
English

Genealogy Indexer

Search historical business, address and telephone directories from Central and Eastern Europe, memorials to Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust, Polish and Russian military documents, including lists of officers and casualities. Also includes community and personal histories, and Polish secondary school annual reports and other school sources. More genealogical resources are being added daily.
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Genealogy, History of Europe, Religion, Jewish Studies
English