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Create & Email a Booklist

With every new iteration of the Library’s catalog Koha, we find we have to re-learn simple tasks such as creating and emailing booklists. It was with surprise and delight that this time around creating and emailing a booklist was kind

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NYC Pride in the Library

Every year in June the Library mounts it’s annual NYC Pride display, and this year is no different. As a way to keep things in one place the Library created a research guide devoted to LGBTQIA+ Resources. It includes: books

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14 Digit Library Barcode

What Numbers Do I Use? We are really hoping to see “single sign-on” for everything at Bank Street, but until then, this is what you need to know. Once you have your ID card and get a 14 digit library

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Something About the Author (SATA)

We have been collecting and cataloging Something About the Author (SATA) for years, in fact we have 305 volumes as of May, 2017. If you are doing an author or illustrator study this is the resource you should be consulting. Where are

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Loom

What is Loom? Loom is a quick and easy way to make personal touch instructional videos. Look & Feel It’s very easy to record and share with Loom The default option is to have your face in a circle in

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EBSCO’s PlumX Update

A while back we looked at EBSCO’s PlumX Metrics as a way to find out an article’s popularity and how many times researchers have cited it. In this post we did a simple search on English language learners and found

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Presidents’ Day 2017

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Wall tattoo. Spider plant waiting for the sun. Our new wall tattoo from Liz Wong. Pride 2017 kick-off party decoration. Thank you Eliza C. We're going live! Woot, woot! We have a new heavy-duty electric stapler (up to 45 pages). LGBTQ+ Visibility Project is up. Go see it in the lobby. The 2017 Josette Frank Award winner Wendelin Van Draanen for "The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones." Participating in the chair selection process for the 4th, 6th & 7th floors.