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eReserves Update

eReserves is a very convenient way for faculty to share readings with students, that are: Chapters from books (the Library takes care of any copyright issues) or journal articles that can’t be found through our databases. Spoiler alert: There is

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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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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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EBSCO Discovery Service: Finding Articles

Go to the library homepage and type your topic in the search box Check the Search Everything is selected Hit the Go button. You are on EBSCO’s Discovery  Service database page – you can see your topic There are 22,705,

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Find Journals

Here’s how to go about  finding a journal article from a citation: Sameroff, A. (2010). A unified theory of development: A dialectic integration of nature and nurture. Child Development, 81(1), 6-22. Please note, the citation above doesn’t show a hanging

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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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Books About Banned Books

It’s “Banned Book” week. Below is a bibliography of what we have on the topic of Books-About-Banned-Books (docx). All are available for check-out. Please visit The American Library Association (ALA) website on Banned and Challenged Books. American Library Association. (1994).

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Elementary students begin process of identifying final contenders for the Irma Black Award. Results to be announced last week of February. Sign up your 1st grade classes now to select the Final winner. Go to Center for children’s literature website to register your classes.
Looking forward to our next #BankStreetLibrarySalon about our @bank.street "Treasures from the #archives" on Friday. Meanwhile, here's another 8x10 that we're hoping looks familiar to someone. Who's who? To register for the salon: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/treasures-from-the-archives-tickets-54547313483
Author/illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will be the key note speaker at Bankstreet March 9 “Diverse Voices in Latinex Children’s Literature” conference. Sign up on Center for Children’s Literature website
Of 13,000 #photos in the @bankstreetlibrary #archives, most are filed by era or event. Many have a photographer’s stamp. A challenge for the #archivist is finding that some don’t have any description of the people photographed! Can the @bankstreetschoolforchildren community help with who’s who in this photo? To see “Treasures from the Archives” and Bank Street #history, be at the 1/25 #BankStreetLibrarySalon
We love this new book by Mac Barnett for obvious reasons!
Congratulations to our 7th grade mock Printz winner!
Join us for Library Salon #19: Treasures from the Archive. @bankstreetlibrary will be showcasing interesting artifacts, letters, and cool trivia about Bank Street history. January 25th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/treasures-from-the-archives-tickets-54547313483 @bank.street @bankstreetschoolforchildren @bankstreetbooks #historyandarchives
More mock Newbery book trailers!
Enjoying the book trailers put together by students in preparation for mock Newberry voting at Bank Street.

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