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New Books: Common Core

Our latest lot of new books includes some on the Common Core. Both of these texts are from Teacher’s College Press. Click on the image to get the library call number. You might find them useful in integrating the Common

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Reference Questions: What to Do About Heartbleed?

Worried about the Heartbleed bug? Here are some resources that we’ve found helpful: The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC for Friday, 4/11, has a segment Change Your Passwords! (Heartbleed Explained) Heartbleed Test and Last Pass indicate which websites have fixed the

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Listen to PDF Database Articles

You may have to do a little bit more work to listen to a database article in PDF format, but it’s relatively easy, and a good skill to master as nearly all full-text articles in databases (EBSCOHost and ProQuest) come

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Wonder Woman Reimagined for Children

It’s been ten years since the publication of our graduate school faculty member Nina Jaffe’s reimagining of DC Comics’ Wonder Woman. This HarperCollins Festival Readers series, wonderfully illustrated by Ben Caldwell, introduces the superheroine to younger readers. To mark this

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Listen to HTML Database Articles

If you are visually impaired, or working with someone who is, try listening to an article from one of our EBSCOHost databases. Although HTML articles are not as common as PDFs when you have the option choose HTML over PDF.

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Using eReserves in Class

This post is for our graduate school faculty. Here is our latest research guide, courtesy of our Acquisitions Librarian Nora Gaines, detailing everything you need to know to start using eReserves for your next class. If you haven’t been converted

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Reference Questions: Where are all the Multicultural Education Books?

Q: Where are all the multicultural education books? Is there a section I can browse? A: Strictly speaking there is no “multicultural section.” There are a variety of places where students can find books on this topic. But, a good

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Google Scholar

We are now included in Google Scholar as Full-text @ Bank Street. If you would like to try this out there is a courtesy link for Google Scholar on our database page. If you go to Google Scholar at Bank

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Screencasts

We’ve just updated our screencasts. These are short video clips (1-3 minutes) that explain how to do things in the Library, such as using the advanced search function, finding a journal article, or renewing a book through your library account.

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Reference Questions: Searching for Database Articles in Spanish.

Q: Can I search for database articles in Spanish? A: It’s possible to search for database articles in Spanish. However, the results are much smaller, and not all databases offer searching in languages other than English. Here’s a list of

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New discovery in an old passport-President John Niemeyer's 1955 vacation to Cuba #tbt #bankstreetarchives Pop up creation from our Writers Lab Mini-Con this morning. Paper engineers are awesome. Thanks to our great teacher Becca Zerkin! #cclminicon3 #paperengineer #popup Big books! #tbt 1978 "Why are we engaged in changing our system of measure?" Wow, there is a lot about the metric system that I did not know. #bankstreetarchives #metricmeasurement #bankstreetpublications Our big books in their new, more browser friendly, home. Come check them out across from the reference desk. #bigbooks #bankstreetlibrary It's #nationalpoetrymonth! Come to the library to check out a few of our favorites and add some favorite poets or poems of your own. #poems #poetry #bulletinboards Wonder Woman Series 10th Anniversary Library display. Wonder Woman series by Nina Jaffe. Photo of children's painting, 1982 #tbt #bankstreetarchives #bankstreetschoolforchildren #kidart
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