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Guide for Library Research on NYC and its Neighborhoods


New York City from the AirWelcome to the Lloyd Sealy Library subject guide on the neighborhoods of New York City.  NYC is a large and extremely diverse metropolis with a massive amount of information available dealing with every aspect of the city. This can make it hard to find information on specific areas of the city that students and others may be interested in discovering. This guide is an introduction to the variety of resources available from the Library.

When using this guide, please keep in mind that not every neighborhood has specific information available on it and in some cases you must find information by being creative. For instance there may not be specific crime statistics for the neighborhood you are researching but instead there is material available about a police precinct that covers a large part of your neighborhood. In that case you would have at least partial information available to use in your research.

Image: Expedition 34 Flight Engineer Chris Hadfield took this image of New York City shining by night on Jan. 25, 2013 (link 23 of 44)  

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Fire Science Subject Guide

NYC Firehouse

The quarters of Engine 43 and Ladder 59, located in Morris Heights Bronx NYC

The Lloyd Sealy Library has a subject guide on Fire Science. Click HERE to take a look!

Emergency Management Subject Guide

Firefighters Fighting a Fire


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Crime Mafia and Gangsters Subject Guide

NYC Crime Scene

New York City crime scene, 1914-1918 (New York City Municipal Archives) Link

The Lloyd Sealy Library has a subject guide on Organized Crime, Mafia, and Gangsters. Click HERE to take a look!

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Mark Zubarev

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