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Remote Resources for College Students: About

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.

About this Guide

The New York Public Library supports students across the State of New York with the resources to successfully conduct research in the humanities and social sciences. On this guide you'll find details about all of the remote databases and digital collections available to you 24/7.

Get a Library Card

To make the most of the resources provided by the Library, you'll need to sign up for a library card. All individuals who live, work, attend school or pay taxes in the State of New York are eligible. You can apply for a New York Public Library card in person at any NYPL location, through the Library's website or through SimplyE . With a Library card you can access to an array of digital resources, including e-books and audiobooks, as well as databases available from home.

Sign up for a Library Card here or download the Library's SimplyE app for Android here and for iOS here.

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