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SAADA: South Asian American Digital Archive

The SAADA documents, preserves and provides access to South Asian American history through a digital only archive. 
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Asian Studies
English

Sabin Americana Digital Archive (1500-1926)

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Digital library of works written or published in the United States, as well as items printed elsewhere, that document the history of the Americas from 1492 to the mid-1800s. Based on Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana.
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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
Law, History, History of North America, History of South America, United States History, Manuscripts and Rare Books, African American Studies, American Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies
English

Sage Knowledge

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The full text and full catalog of Sage Publishing's social science ebook platform. 
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Business, Social Services, Health and Medicine, History, Philosophy, Science, Electronic books, Religion, Area and Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Political Science, Psychology, Technology
English

SAH Archipedia

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Encyclopedia of the built world published by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University of Virginia Press.  Contains histories, photographs, and maps for more than 17,000 structures and places, including buildings, landscapes, infrastructure, monuments, artwork, and more.
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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)
Architecture, Art History, United States History
English

San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922)

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The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
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United States History, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers
English

Scholarly Societies

Links to Websites of scholarly societies all over the world.
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Reference, Organizations and Museums
The Scholarly Societies Project from the University of Waterloo Electronic Library provides links to the Web sites of over 1000 scholarly societies all over the world. This site provides access to its listings through alphabetical and subject indexes and through a searchable database. It also includes links to online archives of societies' publications (newsletters, in most cases).

Scholastic GO

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Scholastic GO! offers the most comprehensive source of nonfiction content targeted for grades 3 and up – Includes 8 encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science
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English

Scholastic Teachables

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Scholastic Teachables offers teaching resources for every subject such as lesson plans, mini-books and activity sheets to help educators plan for the school year. Teachables content extends from Pre-K to 6th grade.
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English

Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience

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This resource provides a core collection of primary and secondary resources in Black Studies, including full-text articles, book chapters, dissertations, reference materials, timelines, images and multimedia.
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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)
History, Image Collections, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies
This resource, developed in cooperation with NYPL's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, provides an encyclopedic treatment of the formation and development of Black Studies. Essays that represent the foundational literature in a number of disciplines, including history, religion, sociology, political science, art and literature, provide an interdisciplinary survey of Black Studies scholarship.
English

ScienceFlix

ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. **Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.*
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Reference
English