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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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Summer Reading Wall 2015

It’s become a Bank Street Library tradition, thanks to Archivist Lindsey Wyckoff, to put up a Summer Reading Wall. Here’s what our patrons young and old read over the summer break.

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WorldCat & IMPs

In the “old days” once a thesis was submitted to the library it was bound and placed in the stacks. Most were able to circulate, i.e., loaned out for two weeks at a time to students and faculty. Occasionally, other

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Dia De Los Muertos: In Memoriam & in the Classroom

November 1, 2015 will mark Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a 3,000 year old Mexican holiday honoring the dead. A tradition deriving from the confluence of Aztec ritual and Spanish Catholicism, Dia de Los Muertos is a widely-celebrated

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New on the Shelf: “Colormute” and Looking Ahead to Black History Month 2015

In deference to upcoming Black History Month (October!), we’re highlighting a recent arrival on our shelves from Mica Pollock. “Colormute”, an American Educational Research Association award-winning collection of case studies and anthropological analyses, articulates some of the fundamental questions around

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Full Text Finder

Index A-Z, also known as Find a Journal (and sometimes Online Journal Finder) just got better and it’s now called Full Text Finder. You can still use it to find out where a journal resides. i.e., in print and/or online,

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August Hours 2015

Only two and a half weeks to go till August, and patrons are starting to ask us about our hours. Below is a handy reference chart of when we are open and when we are closed.

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November is Adoption Awareness month. Come browse these selections from the collection by the reference desk #adoptionawareness #bankstreetlibrary Making last day of a teaching assignment favors. Part of Rebecca's Día De Los Muertos display - don't miss it. November 1, 2015. :) Teachers as writers at #bookfest15 is blowing my mind. Leonard Marcus chatting with @bank.street alums @adam_gidwitz and Elizabeth Bluemle and TC alum (CCL director) Dr. Cynthia Weill Impromptu wedding toast during BookFest prep :) Best surprise ever! Congrats to  @peterhare & Mark and their amazing flower girl! "We must meet hate with love." Brian Pinkney talks Sit-In at last year's BookFest. Hope to see you on Saturday! #bookfest15 #tbt A wall tattoo by Chris Haughton. On the way to Shael's inaugural  procession. #bankstreetlibrary #bankstreetcollege #inauguralprocession #marchingdown112thstreet #librarians #librarystaff #stjohnthedivine

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