New York Public Library Digital Collections

The NYPL has a digital collections of more than 700,000 images and recordings. The collection includes illustrated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and streaming videos. K-12 students and teachers can use these images in their lessons and reports at no cost for educational use.  Each digital item includes a helpful citation in MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian formats. The gallery is organized by subject area and collection type to make it easier for you to find relevant media.