NYPL opens up some databases for remote use for library card holders


Bob Kosovsky
 

During the period that all NYPL branches and research centers are closed,
NYPL has arranged for some databases that are normally only available
within the buildings to be accessible remotely with your library card/pin.
The titles shown below can be accessed from the databases page
https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases or from the links
below:

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-dat…/academic-search-premier

Ancestry
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-da…/ancestry-library-edition

Business Source Complete
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articl…/business-source-premier-ebsco

Credo Reference
* https://www.nypl.org/col…/articles-databases/credo-reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library
* https://www.nypl.org/…/artic…/gale-virtual-reference-library

JSTOR
* https://www-jstor-org.i.ezproxy.nypl.org/

The New York Times 1980-present
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles…/new-york-times-1980-present

The New York Times, 1851-2016
* https://www.nypl.org/…/proquest-historical-newspapers-new-y…

Newspapers.com
* https://www.nypl.org/node/496043

Oxford Reference Online
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-dat…/oxford-reference-online

ProQuest Research Library
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-d…/proquest-research-library

Readex Databases, including America’s Historical Newspapers
*
https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/alpha%3D%26subject%3D0%26location%3D0%26audience%3D0%26language%3D0%26keyword%3Dreadex%26limit%3D0

Wall Street Journal, 1889-present
* https://www.nypl.org/…/a…/wall-street-journal-1984-present-0


Bob Kosovsky
New York City


Bonnie Birns
 

Thank you Bob! I am passing this along to my members. I have been compiling a list of free genealogy things to do while we are all socially isolating ourselves, and posting them to our Facebook page.

Bonnie Birns
President, JGS of Long Island
bbirns@...
researcher #59766


Marilyn Weinman
 

Too bad that if you have a library card outside of NY this won’t work ! If you live outside of NYC it says you can get a temporary card, but it has to be picked up in person.

On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 5:55 AM Bob Kosovsky <kos@...> wrote:
During the period that all NYPL branches and research centers are closed,
NYPL has arranged for some databases that are normally only available
within the buildings to be accessible remotely with your library card/pin.
The titles shown below can be accessed from the databases page
https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases or from the links
below:

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-dat…/academic-search-premier

Ancestry
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-da…/ancestry-library-edition

Business Source Complete
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articl…/business-source-premier-ebsco

Credo Reference
* https://www.nypl.org/col…/articles-databases/credo-reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library
* https://www.nypl.org/…/artic…/gale-virtual-reference-library

JSTOR
* https://www-jstor-org.i.ezproxy.nypl.org/

The New York Times 1980-present
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles…/new-york-times-1980-present

The New York Times, 1851-2016
* https://www.nypl.org/…/proquest-historical-newspapers-new-y…

Newspapers.com
* https://www.nypl.org/node/496043

Oxford Reference Online
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-dat…/oxford-reference-online

ProQuest Research Library
* https://www.nypl.org/…/articles-d…/proquest-research-library

Readex Databases, including America’s Historical Newspapers
*
https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/alpha%3D%26subject%3D0%26location%3D0%26audience%3D0%26language%3D0%26keyword%3Dreadex%26limit%3D0

Wall Street Journal, 1889-present
* https://www.nypl.org/…/a…/wall-street-journal-1984-present-0


Bob Kosovsky
New York City


Renee Steinig
 

Anyone who lives, works, attends school or pays property tax in New
York State is entitled to a NYPL card.

For a list of the NYPL databases that can normally be searched from
home, see https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases .
Among them, ProQuest's Historical Jewish Newspapers and these other
newspapers: Atlanta Constitution, Baltimore Sun, Boston Globe, Chicago
Tribune, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, Toronto Star, Washington
Post.

For details and a link to an online application, see
https://www.nypl.org/help/library-card/terms-conditions#access.
Out-of-staters and visitors from abroad can apply in person for a
three-month card. Ordinarily it is possible for NYers who live
outside the city to apply online and fax/email a copy of ID, but I
guess that won't work when the library is closed.

Renee

Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY
genmaven@...

Marilyn Weinman <marilynweinman@...> wrote:

<<Too bad that if you have a library card outside of NY this won’t
work ! If you live outside of NYC it says you can get a temporary
card, but it has to be picked up in person.>>

Bob Kosovsky <kos@...> wrote:

<<During the period that all NYPL branches and research centers are
closed, NYPL has arranged for some databases that are normally only
available within the buildings to be accessible remotely with your
library card/pin....>>


Mitchell Collier
 

Check your local library for temporary remote access to Ancestry.com, etc.

The link to Ancestry on my neighborhood library’s website still says “this resource is only available through library computers for in-library use and cannot be accessed from home.” Even so, I clicked through and gained full access to the library’s Ancestry account.

Mitch Collier

 

 


jbonline1111@...
 

What a great resource for these times!  I have an older NYPL card.  Is there an expiration on these cards?  Mine doesn't show one. 
--
Barbara Sloan
Conway, SC


Lin Mor
 

You need to do the application in person and you get the card immediately at a NYPL lending library. Perhaps the in-person requirement has changed, but you do need to be a New York State resident for a non-temporary card. There is an expiration date after 3 years. Barbara Sloan, To renew, I followed the directions given on the website - I scanned the card and my driver's license and sent it to the place stated. Did that over a year ago, so I do not remember all except that it was quite easy. As a SC resident, not sure, but you can call them and discuss!


jbonline1111@...
 

FWIW, these cards do expire. As I am now outside of the state, I guess I'm out of luck.  

Barbara Sloan
Conway, SC