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Handbook of Latin American Studies

Contains records describing books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin American Studies.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Reference, Bibliography, Language and Literature, Area and Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies
Covers social sciences and humanities in alternate years (e.g. humanities are covered in 1990, social sciences in 1991).
English

HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)

On-Site Access Only
Indexes books, articles, reviews, bibliographies, and literary works appearing in scholarly journals covering Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanic America.  
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Stephen 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, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Area and Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies, Economics
Journals published in Mexico and Central and South America are indexed in full and other journals as they contain material concerning Latin America or Hispanics in the United States.
English

Harper's Bazaar Archive

Library Card Required
The entire run of Harper's Bazaar, in full text and full color, from 1867-present.  *Keep in the mind that because this title is newly released, only select content, mostly from 1970-2008, has been loaded thus far. Patrons should read the Harper's Bazaar Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy 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
Art, Fashion, Business, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Women's Studies
English

HarpWeek

On-Site Access Only
Full-text digital database of Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, covering political, military, social, and cultural stories. HarpWeek may be browsed by date or literary genre; the full text is searchable by keywords.  
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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)
History, New York City History, United States History, Image Collections, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Historical Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies
Harper's Weekly, the general interest periodical published from 1857-1912, is a primary source for learning about nineteenth-century events, people, and culture. The HarpWeek Database consists of the pages of Harper's Weekly, scanned as images, together with a series of interactive indexes. It contains many images by Winslow Homer, Thomas Nast, and Mathew Brady. Literature in the database is searchable by title, author and literary genre. In addition, over 30,000 advertisements, categorized by topic and advertiser, are included. Harper's Weekly provides detailed information and insights on major and minor political, military, and social issues and events prior to and during the Civil War as well as The Reconstruction and Gilded Age. HarpWeek database contains the following segments: 1857 - 1865: The Civil War Era 1866 - 1871: Reconstruction I 1872 - 1877: Reconstruction II 1878 - 1883: Gilded Age I 1884 - 1889: Gilded Age II 1890 - 1895: Gilded Age III 1896 - 1901: Gilded Age IV 1902 - 1907: Gilded Age V 1908 - 1912: Gilded Age VI Users may search Harper's Weekly in the following ways: Full Article Text - Standard Search Full Article Text - Proximity Search Harper's Weekly Indexes Literary Synopses
English

Hartford Courant (1764-1988)

Library Card Required
Searchable full-text and page images from the archive of the Hartford Courant. 
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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, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers
English

HathiTrust Digital Library

 A collaborative repository of digital content from major research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive initiatives, as well as content digitized locally by libraries.  
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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
Books and Libraries, Library Catalogs, Manuscripts and Rare Books
English

Health Reference Center Academic

Library Card Required
Includes over 2800 journals and magazines, many of which are full text. It contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.
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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
Health and Medicine
English

HeritageQuest

On-Site Access Only
This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides. 
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Government and Law, Census Data, Genealogy, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies
English

Himan Brown 60+ Online Program

92nd Street Y’s community engagement and enrichment program for adults 60+. Offers high caliber lectures, classes and discussion groups led by university professors, published authors, professional artists and area experts.
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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)
Disabilities and Accessibility, Education, New York City, Older people
English

Himan Brown 60+ Online Program

92nd Street Y’s community engagement and enrichment program for adults 60+. Offers high caliber lectures, classes and discussion groups led by university professors, published authors, professional artists and area experts.
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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)
Social Services, Disabilities and Accessibility, Education, New York City
English