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    General Research

    New York Public Library:
    www.nypl.org
    Brooklyn Public Library:
    www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
    Queens Public Library:
    www.queenslibrary.org


    English

    America Reads: Reading list from the US Department of Education
    www.ed.gov/americareads

    Best Books: Reading list and book awards explained
    www.schoolratings.com/bestbooks.htm

    Find a library near you:
    Manhattan    (212) 621-0626
    Bronx           (718) 579-4200
    Brooklyn       (718) 230-2100
    Queens         (718) 990-0700
    Staten I.       (718) 442-8562


    Social Studies

    Asia Society:
    http://www.asiasociety.org
    Ellis Island National Monument:
    http://www.nps.gov/elis
    Library of Congress:
    http://www.loc.gov
    The Library of Congress: Portals to the World
    http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html
    Museum of the City of New York:
    http://www.mcny.org
    The National Archives:
    http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs
    The New York Historical Society:
    http://www.nyhistory.org
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html
    Smithsonian Museums:
    http://www.si.edu/museums
    Tenement Museum of New York:
    http://www.tenement.org
    The World Factbook:
    http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html


    Science

    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):
    http://www.aaas.org
    American Museum of Natural History:
    www.amnh.org
    The Hall of Science:
    www.nyhallsci.org
    National Science Foundation:
    www.nsf.gov
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):
    www.noaa.gov
    NASA Science Learning:
    http://science.hq.nasa.gov/education/index.html
    The River Project:
    www.riverproject.org


    Visual Art

    American Folk Art Museum:
    http://www.folkartmuseum.org
    American Institute of Architects:
    www.aia.org
    El Museo del Barrio:
    http://www.elmuseo.org
    The Drawing Center:
    http://www.drawingcenter.org
    The Frick Collection:
    http://www.frick.org
    Guggenheim Museum:
    http://www.guggenheim.org
    The Hispanic Society of America:
    www.hispanicsociety.org
    International Center of Photography:
    www.icp.org
    The Jewish Museum:
    http://www.thejm.org
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art:
    http://www.metmuseum.org
    Museum of Arts & Design:
    www.americancraftmuseum.org
    Museum of the City of New York:
    http://www.mcny.org
    Museum of Modern Art:
    http://www.moma.org
    New Museum of Contemporary Art:
    www.newmuseum.org
    The Noguchi Museum:
    www.noguchi.org
    PS 1 Contemporary Art Center:
    http://www.ps1.org
    Rubin Museum of Art (Art of the Himalayas):
    www.rmanyc.org
    The Skyscraper Museum:
    www.skyscraper.org
    Smithsonian Museums:
    http://www.si.edu/museums
    Socrates Sculpture Park:
    http://www.socratessculpturepark.org
    Studio Museum of Harlem:
    http://www.studiomuseum.org
    Whitney Museum of American Art:
    http://www.whitney.org


    Dance

    American Ballet Theatre's Ballet Dictionary: textual definitions & QuickTime demonstrations:
    http://www.abt.org/education/dictionary/index.html
    The Dance Notation Bureau:
    http://dancenotation.org/DNB/
    Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives:
    http://www.jacobspillow.org/archives/archives.asp
    The Library of Congress: I Hear America Singing Project:
    www.loc.gov/rr/perform/ihas/ihashome.html
    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts:
    www.nypl.org/research/lpa/lpa.html
    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts: Performing Arts in America 1875-1923:
    http://digital.nypl.org/lpa/nypl/lpa_home4.html
    National Museum of Dance:
    http://www.dancemuseum.org/
    Website from PBS Special with links:
    http://wnet.org/freetodance/resources.html


    Music

    American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers:
    http://www.ascap.com
    Jazz at Lincoln Center
    www.jazzatlincolncenter.org/04_05/education.html
    Louis Armstrong Archives at Queens College
    http://www.satchmo.net/thearchives/
    Metropolitan Museum of Art Musical Instrument Collection:
    http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/department.asp?dep=18
    The Library of Congress: I Hear America Singing Project:
    http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/ihas/ihashome.html
    LaGuardia & Wagner Archives: Steinway & Sons Collection:
    http://www.steinway.lagcc.cuny.edu/steinway/main.asp 
    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts: Performing Arts in America 1875-1923:
    http://digital.nypl.org/lpa/nypl/lpa_home4.html


    Theater/Film

    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts: Performing Arts in America 1875-1923:
    http://digital.nypl.org/lpa/nypl/lpa_home4.html
    The Museum of the Moving Image
    http://www.movingimage.us/site/site.php

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