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Remote Research Resources: Take a Break!

Conducting research remotely? The New York Public Library has you covered. This guide includes resources to support your research 24/7 no matter where you are.

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SimplyE is The New York Public Library's free e-reader app that makes it easier than ever to borrow e-books. It is available on the App Store or Google Play.


On OverDrive you can browse a large selection of e-books, audiobooks, and video, for use with a wide variety of e-readers, portable devices, PCs, and Macs.

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Explore a growing selection of e-books, for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android products, and Windows PCs. Download the app to get started.


Listen to audio books in many different categories, including fiction, nonfiction, and classics. These books are always available, never on hold, and do not need to be downloaded.


SimplyE, The New York Public Library's free e-reader app, allows users to find and borrow audiobooks in addition to eBooks.

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