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Helpful Resources

Use these web resources to explore topics!

Journalism LibGuide

Check out NYIT Librarian Ed Jessup's Journalism LibGuide for more in depth news resources.

Anti-Oppression LibGuide

Thinking about social justice? Need sources for your article?

Check out the  Anti-Oppression LibGuide for great resources about social issues.

This guide features resources on the following subjects: anti-racism, anti-Islamaphobia, LGTBQ communities, anti-ableism, feminism, and resources for undocumented and DACA students.

Here are some topic ideas to get you started:



Substance Abuse

Self Image/Body Positivity

Social Media Safety & Cyberbullying

Eating Disorders

Teen Violence

Teen Mental Health


Elder Abuse

Child Abuse

Domestic Violence

Homeless Health

Environmental Pollution

Climate Change

Digital Humanities Libguide

Check out the  Digital Humanities Libguide for great resources about visualization and other tools.

This guide provides an overview of Digital Humanities and a list of tools that can be used to visualize and enhance your project.


There are tons of free and reliable sources to be found through public library systems. Make sure you get your public library card before beginning research!

New York Public Library (NYPL)

As a student in New York City, you have access to NYPL's resources. Becoming a member of NYPL is easy. If the NYIT Library does not have a book you need, try searching the NYPL catalog. Borrowers can place a hold on NYPL books and have the book sent to the closest NYPL library. 

Get a Library Card

NYPL Catalog

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