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Get to know NYC at Hostos Library!
Hostos Library has hundreds of books and online resources to help you discover NYC. In the stacks (the library bookshelves), books are organized by subject according to call numbers. The call numbers for the history New York City are: F128-129 (F128.68 .B8 for the Bronx). Ask a librarian for help or browse the shelves.
Learn about the basics
New York Times (digital edition) All Hostos students, staff, and faculty can sign up for free accounts to the New York Times online. Users can register at http://www.nytimes.com/passes
using their Hostos email address and create their own passwords. You must be able to check your Hostos email to activate your subscription.
Look here for research
Humanities Source Including feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more, Humanities Source is a valuable collection for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities.
Historical New York Times (1851-Current File) Full-text coverage of the New York Times dating back to 1851. This database does not include current years.