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Scan and Email

We get asked from time to time if it’s possible to email an article from a copier. In the past the answer has been no. With an upgrade or two, the copiers in the Library can now email scanned items.

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Panels

When School for Children’s Admissions decided to upgrade and renovate their offices they called us to look after some panels that had graced their walls for a number of years. We saw then and immediately said. “Yes, we want them.”

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The Shelving Area

It’s that time of the year folks – a deluge of books from graduate students, parents, and School for Children classrooms is about to hit the Library’s shelving area. All librarians and support staff will be shelving like crazy for

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C3 Libraries

I recently attended the Computers in Libraries Conference in Washington DC and sat in on a presentation I didn’t mean to attend. Although the presentation by Moe Hosseini-ara (Director of Service Excellence, Markham Public Library, Ontario, Canada)  focused on public

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Library Renovation: Nearly There

One thing you’ll immediately notice about the reference area is the new configuration of PCs. It gives this part of the library more space and at peak times fewer bottle necks. The south side of the library in the photograph

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Library Renovation: Where Have All the Computers Gone?

One of the reasons the library’s been closed for the last two weeks is that we needed to clear space for new carpet. Yippee, while most of us were on break the guys from facilities have been ripping it up

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Library Renovation: Walls Are Up

The library renovation project is in full swing. Two offices are being built, the smaller one is a librarian workstation, and the larger is an archivist’s office and storeroom. The walls don’t quite go up to the ceiling, and if

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Library Renovation: Materials Have Arrived

You many have been inconvenienced on Wednesday by having to wait for the elevators – we’re sorry, we’re to blame as materials for the new offices arrived on the fifth floor that way. We are getting excited now as the

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Library Renovation: The Kardex

A very ancient microfiche repository (a.k.a the Kardex) has been partially removed from the back of the library. Very quietly, as befits a library our latest renovation project has begun. It was always quite an event on the rare occasion

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The Lobby

You’ve probably noticed how zen-like the library’s lobby is these days. Have a look at the following before and after pictures – what’s different? BEFORE AFTER If you said there are fewer sale trucks, and three lovely new pot plants

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This is why I always read to the very end of The Horn Book in print :) @dheiligman #cookprize #irmablack Bank Streeters see New York. Lucy Sprague Mitchell (center, in fur and hat) admires the urban geography #tbt #bankstreetarchives #lucyspraguemitchell #ilovethelibrarians finally a comment on our bulletin board :) Good idea from the Council of Students #signage #bankstreetcollege This is a first, looks like juvenile fiction will have some room to breathe! #weeding #shelving Happy birthday to our founder Lucy Sprague Mitchell, born on July 2, 1878. My LSM reference shelf. #lucyspraguemitchell #bankstreetcollege A bulletin board to match our online user survey (well, not exactly match) #bulletinboards #bankstreetlibrary Thankfully, the whole teaching thing did not work out. #tbt #bankstreetarchives #margaretwisebrown
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