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Mental Measurements Yearbooks: 2014 Update

The Buros Center for Testing (Mental Measurements Yearbooks) have updated their website. It’s nice and clean but we do have to figure out where everything is again. This is what you need to do to find out which volume a

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Google Scholar: Metrics 2014

Each year Google Scholar releases a series of metrics reports on publications that are popular amongst researchers. Journal ranking are based on how often a journal is cited. It’s a good guide for identifying resources that faculty and students can

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August Hours 2014

Yes, folks – it’s that time of the year again – August hours are nearly upon us. Summer Session II finishes next Friday (08/01/2014) and things will ratchet down a bit all over the College. We are doing out bit

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Duolingo

Although we think it’s a great idea to learn a language, some online programs can stretch the budget. This is where Duolingo steps in, it’s free forever and doesn’t have any ads. The interface is clean and simple and it’s

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Picture Book Overflow

At this time of the year our picture book collection just can’t handle the deluge of books that come in from classrooms and kids’ homes. So, what’s a library to do? In our case it’s called “overflow.” It’s a special

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Education Statistics

Do you need reliable education statistics from an authoritative source for your IMP or an assignment? Take a look at the Digest of Education Statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Dept. of Education. The 2012

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Library Survey Time!

As part of our continuous efforts to elicit feedback from our users (and non-users!), the Library is conducting a survey of the Bank Street community. We would be grateful if you could help us to continue to improve our services

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Using Our Databases: Summer I

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IMP Shares

A really great way to find out about Independent Masters Projects is to attend a share. Next week there are three different types of shares, each on a different day. All are welcome. Inquiry Shares: Collaborative & Site Based Monday,

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Posters

Lately library staff have been getting into making bulletin board displays. We’re always on the look-out for novel ways to attract patrons to a new resource. One online app we’ve been playing with is The Rasterbator  (OK, we agree the

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