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New Series: Debating Issues in American Education

Just in- three titles in the series Debating Issues in American Education. We have Curriculum and Instruction, School Discipline and Safety, and Technology in Schools. Each chapter has an overview, point and counterpoint. Each volume in the series covers many

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New Research Guide: Colonial New York

Our latest research guide is on colonial New York- we hope you find it useful for assignments and in the classroom. It includes information on adult and children’s books you can borrow from Bank Street Library theses in the library

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iBooks Author

This is just out from Apple, and yes we like iBooks Author because it’s so jolly easy to use. It’s designed for textbook writers, but we can see tons of potential for early childhood, special education, bilingual… gosh the list

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EBSCOhost iPhone App

This app has been out for a while (October 2009), and now that iPhones and smartphones have become ubiquitous we thought it was time to look at how this little program works. Find This on Any EBSCOhost Database Page You

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Where Is “Find A Journal?”

The answer is, it’s now on the Library’s homepage, and right in the middle of our brand new search box (thank you David)! There’s no need to click anywhere – there it is, just type away, hit go, and you’ll

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RSS Feeds

A very useful feature of databases like Academic Search Premiere and Proquest is the RSS feed function. Setting one up will save you the bother of continually searching for updates on your favorite topics. It’s something faculty, and students starting

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Children’s Magazines

Most libraries won’t let you check out magazines, but the children’s section of our library is different. We want you to take them out and “test” them out on your students. Here are some magazine titles we have on offer:

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Reference Lists: The Quick and Easy Way

OK , so it’s late at night and you have an assignment due tomorrow. All you have to do is finish off that jolly reference list. Here are some quick, easy web ways to get that job done. They’re not

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Making Picture Books

Something we see a lot of in the library are handmade picture books, nearly always as part of a thesis. They are often inserted without page numbering in the middle of a thesis, and are usually made on MS Word

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New Photocopiers

That’s right, we have two brand new black and white photocopiers. The new machines, Toshiba e-studio 455 are chocker-block full of features. One that we are excited about is being able to scan in color to a usb flash drive.

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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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