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Rambi: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

A bibliography of articles on Jewish studies in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages.
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Jewish Studies
English

Rand Daily Mail (1902-1985)

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The Rand Daily Mail was published in Johannesberg, South Africa from 1902 until 1985. Published in English, the Rand was a critic of South African government policies during apartheid.    Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL cardholders working from home, courtesy of Readex/Newsbank.
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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, History of Africa, Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies
English

Readers' Guide Abstracts

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Contains  indexing and abstracting for more than 450 of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada. 
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Art, Reference, Magazines, Journals and Serials
English

Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890-1982)

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Indexes the most popular, general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982. 
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Art, Performing Arts, Reference, Magazines, Journals and Serials
Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.
English

Readex AllSearch

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Search across all NewsBank/Readex products in one search box: African American Periodicals, America's Historical Imprints, America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, and World Newspaper 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
Government and Law, History, History of Africa, History of Asia, History of North America, History of South America, United States History, World History, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Political Science
English

Reference Solutions

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Reference Solutions, formerly known as Reference USA, provides addresses, sales information, executives, for over 16 million verified businesses, and now includes job listings. 
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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
Business, Advertising, Company Directories, Industry Surveys and Profiles, Jobs, Market Research, Reference, Directories, Telephone directories
English

Regents Exam Prep Center

Created by the Oswego City School District, this nonprofit site is to help high school students meet the New York State Regents requirements in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. This project is supported by a federally-funded Title III Technology Literacy Challenge Grant.
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History, Language and Literature, Science, Technology, Education
English

Regional Business News

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The Regional Business News database provides extensive coverage for full-text regional business publications from the United States and Canadian provinces. This database also contains newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, newswires and videos. 
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Business, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Economics
English

Regional Business News (formerly Business News Wire)

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Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Business News Wire is now called "Regional Business News." 
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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
Finance, Reference, U.S. Newspapers
Coverage for sources ranges from a few months to backfiles dating to 1990. For 24 sources, coverage is provided on a revolving 30-day schedule.
English

Renaissance Dante in Print

An online exhibition of Renaissance editions of Dante's works.
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Art, Language and Literature
An exhibition of Renaissance editions of Dante's works. Includes Dante incunabula, a list of editions, a history of Dante title pages, and scanned images from various works including Divine Comedy and Purgatorio. Renaissance Dante in Print is a collaborative exhibition by the University of Notre Dame, The Newberry Library, and the University of Chicago
English