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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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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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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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