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Electronic Resources


Digital Special Collections

Digital Special Collections of the American Museum of Natural History’s Research Library provides access to our rich collections of digitized archival photographic images, art and memorabilia images and Rare Book Collection illustrations.


AMNH Library Digital Repository

The AMNH Library Digital Repository is a digital archive maintained by the Research Library for AMNH Scientific Publications and materials digitized by the Library.




E-Journals available through the AMNH Research Library.

Citation and Full-text databases

Reference List

Citation & Full-text Databases

Citation Databases (Indexes and abstracts) provide a way to locate bibliographic citations for journal and newspaper articles.


Biodiversity Heritage Library

A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.”


Online Resource

NY Public Libraries & Other Catalogs

A number of useful databases are available from New York City public libraries and you may gain remote access to many of these resources just by having a library card.


Online Resource

Online Reference Shelf

Tools include standard reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and directories, as well as more specialized reference databases.

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