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P4A Antiques Reference Database

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Information in the database is drawn from about fifty leading regional auction houses located throughout the United States, plus other selected specialist auctions. 
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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)
Art, Auction Prices
English

Panjiva

On-Site Access Only
A database of global suppliers, manufacturers, and trade professionals.  This database is accessible through a virtual consultation with a business librarian.  
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Thomas Yoseloff Business Center
Business, Imports and Exports, International Business, Economics
English

Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier

Digital library site devoted to Spanish exploration and settlement in North America from the 15th to the early 19th centuries.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Image Collections, Area and Cultural Studies
English

PA Research

On-Site Access Only
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingBronx Library CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)St. George Library Center
English

Past Masters - Philosophy

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A searchable database that contains scholarly texts by major western philosophers.  
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Philosophy
The Past Masters series contains hundreds of scholarly texts by major western philosophers. Some databases are solely devoted to the works of particular philosophers while others contain important texts in major philosophical movements. A search engine provides the ability to search thousands of pages of text for any word or combination of words.
English

Patents Searching

Searchable full text and bibliographic patent databases from the US Patent and Trademark Office, which covers the period from 1 January 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date. The full text database also includes links to full page images. This site is a resource for application and general information about patents.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Government and Law, Patents and Trademarks
English

Patrologia Latina

On-Site Access Only
The electronic version of the complete set Jacques-Paul Migne's collection of the works of the Church Fathers.  
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Art
Patrologia Latina is the electronic version of Jacques-Paul Migne's nineteenth-century printed collection of the works of the Church Fathers. This is the complete set, including prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus, indexes, illustrations, and Migne's column numbers. Please note that only the Latin Fathers are available electronically. The Greek Fathers are available in print only.
English

PDR.net (The Physicians Desk Reference)

PDR.net. Online version of the PDR®  (The Physicians Desk Reference),  the most recognized drug information reference available in the U.S. 
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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

People of the Founding Era

Library Card Required
Biographical information for individuals mentioned in American Founding Era Papers, both well-known and lesser-known, including soldiers, slaves, authors,  and statesmen.  The connections between people in this "biographical glossary of the Founding era" are represented in interactive visualization webs.  
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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
History, American Revolutionary War, Biography, United States History, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies
English

People's Daily

People's Daily Online is a large-scale information exchange platform established by China’s largest newspaper—People’s Daily. 
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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
Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Asian Studies
English