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Word Meanings & Origins

The definitive record of the English language.

Concise versions of French, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Spanish, and Welsh bilingual dictionaries online.

Mandarin Chinese to English and English to Mandarin Chinese online dictionary.

Language reference materials for Southeast Asia.

An online resource for samples and research on endangered languages.


Citation Tools


A free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.

ZoteroBib or zbib helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software. 

Generate references, citations and bibliographies in a whole range of journal styles with just a few clicks.


Primary Sources

The US Census Bureau provides a variety of tools you can use to explore, analyze and visualize Census data.

Free public data published by New York City agencies and other partners.

A searchable subset of the entire body of pre-1800 American imprints. 

Over 4,400 testimonies of Holocaust survivors, witnesses and liberators.

A vast collection that includes everything from genealogy to dance; menus to oral histories.

Digitized books from libraries around the world

Greek and Latin literature with English translations.

The New York Times from 1851-present. Available through Cooper student Times subscription.

Over 7 million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more from around the world.

Research & Visualization Tools

Visualize complex historical data with ease

A directory of more research & visualization resources.

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