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Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Access to electronic resources in medieval studies worldwide.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Language and Literature, Linguistics
English

Latin American Newspapers (1805-1922)

Library Card Required
Coverage of the people, issues, and events that shaped Latin America during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes titles from newspapers in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Venezuala, Chile, Guatamala, and others.  Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL cardholders working from home, courtesy of Readex/Newsbank.
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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
World History, Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Latin American Studies
English

Latin American Newsstand

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ProQuest Latin American Newsstand provides full-text information in Spanish and Portuguese from 41 newspapers from Puerto Rico and 11 Latin American countries, including Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. The complete articles are available in ASCII format. 
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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
Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies
English

Latino American Experience

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Covers history and culture from all the countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Iberian Peninsula, including content on modern-day Latin American countries, the history of the Hispanic Diaspora, and indigenous peoples. Features peer-reviewed essays, reference sources, primary documents, media, newspapers, and magazines.
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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, Homework Help, Encyclopedias, Area and Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies
Also included are image, title and subject indexes, and classroom resources which provide additional activities, lesson plans, blogs and essays.
Español

LawHelp.Org

Provides information on free legal aid programs, by state. 
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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
Law
English

LearningExpress Library

Library Card Required
Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the PSAT, SAT, GED replacement, TASC, test, and other exams. 
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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
Jobs, Homework Help, Education
Keep in mind that Learning Express suggests users provide an email address when registering for an account. This is not required, but suggested in case a patron forgets their login. For more information, please refer to the Learning Express Privacy Policy: http://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/one/library-privacy-policy
English

Left Index

On-Site Access Only
Topics covered include politics, economics, the labor movement, ecology and environment, women's studies, race and ethnicity, social and cultural theory, sociology, art and aesthetics, philosophy, history, education, law, and globalization. 
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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)
Government and Law, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies, Gay and Lesbian Studies, Jewish Studies, Slavic and Baltic Studies, Women's Studies, Sociology, Political Science
Left Index provides access to the diversity of literature on the left, with a primary emphasis on politically and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside the academy and a secondary emphasis on significant but little known sources of news and ideas.
English

Leftist Newspapers and Periodicals

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The Leftist Newspapers and Periodicals database is a collection of 22 newspapers and periodicals supporting the ideology of communism, most published in the United States. Dates range from 1848 through 1978, with most coverage in the early 20th century. 
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Historical Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies
English

Le Monde

Paris, France newspaper
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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
International Newspapers
English

Le Monde (1944 - 2000)

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Written in the French language and covering leading issues and events, like World War II and the Fifth Republic, to French, European and international politics, society and business, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Le Monde reveals the day-to-day news coverage valued by researchers.
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All Branch LibrariesBronx Library CenterSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureSt. George Library CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
English