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Access information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from your desktop by logging on to NOVELny—the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. A wide variety of resources − books, magazines, newspapers, research and reference sources and more are available to New York State residents with NO FEES 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


NOVELNY is an online library of literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need is your public library card, New York driver license -or- New York Non-Driver ID. Students may also access the NOVELny databases through their school or academic library.


NOVELny saves time on endless, photo of father and sonfrustrating searches. Providing comprehensive information, NOVELny is organized and has been judged to be accurate and fair.


Across New York State, NOVELny gives communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers, and other references.




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Last updated February 13, 2020 -- sm