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Electronic Resources

Catalog: Search for books and other materials held by the New York State Library, including Manuscripts and Special Collections, and the New York State Archives.

Databases, Indexes & Reference Sources (listed by subject): These resources, including NOVEL databases, are available onsite at the State Library and remotely to registered borrowers with a valid New York State Library card with a P or R number.

E-Journals and E-Books: Search the library's collection of full-text eJournals and eBooks by title, ISSN/ISBN, or browse by subject. This collection is available for the public to access onsite using the Library's computers available on the 7th floor. Remote access is available to registered borrowers with a valid Borrower Card (beginning with "P") and PIN.

Internet Bibliographies: Browse Web sites selected and annotated by Library staff and organized by topic.

How to Apply for a NYSL Borrower's Card

Last Updated: June 1, 2021