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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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Flickr: The Creative Commons

With a bit of work it’s possible to gather Google images that are free to use. It’s also possible to do the same with flickr, which often comes up in a Google search. If you are going to use flickr

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Google Images: Free to Use

This post is about finding images through Google that are safe to use, share, and sometimes modify. Finding Images Type your topic Select Images Next go to Options (it looks like a cog) From the Options pull-down menu select Advanced

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Where’s the Link for The Writer’s Handbook?

We’ve rearranged our front-page. The link for The Writer’s Handbook is still there – minus the image. We also have links to A Guide to the Integrative Master’s Project (see IMP Guide) and one for checking on Electronic IMPs –

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Reference Questions: A Writer’s Handbook

Q: Where can I get a print copy of A Writer’s Handbook? A: You can get a print copy from the Library’s reference desk, and from the Graduate Suite on the 6th Floor. You can also find links to the

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Electronic IMPs: Where Are They?

If you’d like to look at some recent IMPs and all from the comfort of your own home – it’s really quite easy. Use the Search the Catalog link from the Library’s homepage to get to the catalog’s Advanced Search

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Portfolios: Student Recommendations

A common question we get at the reference desk is “Can I look at a portfolio? I want to see one, I want to see how one is formatted.” Our response has been to ask students to look through the

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Reference Questions: Looking for IMPs With a Kid’s Book

Q: I’m looking for past IMPs that contain a children’s book. How would I find them? A: Past IMPs, or theses, can be very useful for many reasons. In this instance, go to the advanced catalog screen, make sure you

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Thesis Binding

Students, did you know that you can still have your thesis professionally bound? Here’s what you need to do: Come to the Library with as many print copies of your thesis as you like. Make sure: Everything is in the

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ERIC

Come June 1st 2012 all IMPs (theses) will be uploaded as PDFs to “the cloud”. This means for the most part theses will by-pass the library, and will not be entered into the library’s catalog. This also means students will

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Plucked straight from our library survey. Can you tell that we totally concur about the printers? I spy a cart full of new grown up books! #acquisitions #bankstreetlibrary 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
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