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eBook Education Collection (EBSCOhost)

Bank Street Library has three eBook subscriptions. The one most people are familiar with is ProQuest’s ebrary. We now have EBSCOhost’s eBook Education Collection which is part of the library’s new discovery service and can be accessed through the Search

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Writing an Annotated Bibliography in APA (6th ed.)

What is an Annotated Bibliography? An annotated bibliography is a critical part of the research process. It includes a citation of the sources you’ve consulted on a particular topic, then provides a brief analytical description, or “annotation”, of each source.

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2015 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2015. If it were a

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EBSCO Discovery Service (Trial)

We’re pretty excited about a new product called EBSCOhost Discovery Service (EDS). It has the ability to “search everything” the Library subscribes to, or owns (except ProQuest). Yes, that’s right: Books in the stacks eBooks databases topic specific YouTube videos

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Illustrators & APA

So, you’ve been asked to write an annotated bibliography for your Early Childhood Curriculum class. There are some fantastic books you want to add to your bibliography and you really want to shout the praises of an illustrator. You’ve just

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Printing With PaperCut

Quietly, overnight without any warning PaperCut upgraded itself – so, it looks a little different but deep down it’s still the same old PaperCut. Once you have sent your print job to the copier you need to activate it by

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Library Website Use Questionnaire

Please help us by taking our really, super, short, fun Library Website Use Questionnaire. Our plan is to gather information from patrons far and wide (onsite and offsite) and to make our website the best we possibly can.

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@school_for_children students' final share with our 2016 Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence @adam_gidwitz, who taught us "how to make the reader care." Thanks Adam! It was great to have you back at Bank Street :) Happy Earth Day! Bank Streeters celebrating in 1970 #earthday #bankstreetarchives The 7th graders are loving the incredible @jasonreynolds83 & @brendankiely :) Celebrating Bank Street alumni poets Lee Bennett Hopkins, Claudia Lewis, and Margaret Wise Brown #nationalpoetrymonth Checked out to Claudia in 1967 #nationalpoetrymonth #nationalpoetrymonth pick from the Claudia Lewis collection J 811 K The Cantilever Rainbow by Ruth Krauss, woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi #nationalpoetrymonth pick honoring our poetry award namesake - When I Go to the Moon by Claudia Lewis, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard, 1961, J 811 L I wish I knew who wrote the copy... #tbt #bankstreetarchives #wehopenot Fun back cover photo from 'Children...Yes', 1938 #tbt #bankstreetarchives
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