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RefME

RefME is an easy to use citation / reference list builder and it does a very nice job. You still have to know the basics of APA to make sure that what you’re doing is 100% correct but it does

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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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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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Google Scholar Button

In Firefox it’s called an Add-on and in Chrome it’s called an Extension. You may have already been asked to add it to your toolbar, if you haven’t done so, add it now. It’s also a good idea to sign-in

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APA Workshops: Spring 2015

Get ready, mark your calendars, we are presenting our much requested series of APA Workshops. If you want to make sure we address your most annoying APA query then, drop us a line at librarian@bankstreet.edu

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Citing Social Media in APA

This is a really useful post from the APA style blog, with lots of detail on how to cite social media.    

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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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Writer-in-Residence Family Share. Thank you 9/10’s teachers & kids, and to Renée Watson! High five to Allie and Cindy.
Library Salon #16: join @bankstreetlibrary for conversation and a book talk with Educator, Activist,and Author Jonathan Silin and his book: Early Childhood, Aging, and the Life Cycle: Mapping Common Ground. This Salon is Friday, April 13, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Bank Street Library, 5th floor of the W.112th building. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salon-16-jonathan-silin-registration-44120502611 @bank.street #librarysalon #jonathansilin #earlychildhoodeducation #lifecycle
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? To celebrate the Bank Street Library created a display of poetry, that yes, is available for check out! Come by the library and see it! The display sign features the art of poet Nikki Grimes. @bank.street @school_for_children #nationalpoetrymonth #april #springisalmosthere
As the SFC students come back April 2 from their Spring Break, the Graduate School will have their SB from April 2 to April 6. Have no fear the library is open regular hours for the week! All are welcome! @school_for_children @bank.street #springbreak2018 #havefun #libraryisstillopen #bankstreetlibrary
A peek inside the library restroom. #reading #decorativeart #librarybathroom
Our graduate students hard at work in the Library! Keep up the good work everyone, spring break is almost here! @bank.street #studyhard #bankstreetlibrary #quietstudyspace
Library Salon #15 Resiliency of the Child and the Power of Play.
One of the library’s dedicated Shelvers hard at work organizing a book cart for re-shelving. #shelving #librarywork #bankstreet #workinghard #nowiknowmyabcs @bank.street @bankstreetlibrary
March is Women’s History Month. Here is the display sign and a few books on the display. Women are unbeatable. #feminism #womenhistorymonth @bank.street @bankstreetlibrary #endure #metoo