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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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Google Scholar: Metrics 2014

Each year Google Scholar releases a series of metrics reports on publications that are popular amongst researchers. Journal ranking are based on how often a journal is cited. It’s a good guide for identifying resources that faculty and students can

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Using Our Databases: Summer I

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Listen to PDF Database Articles

You may have to do a little bit more work to listen to a database article in PDF format, but it’s relatively easy, and a good skill to master as nearly all full-text articles in databases (EBSCOHost and ProQuest) come

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Listen to HTML Database Articles

If you are visually impaired, or working with someone who is, try listening to an article from one of our EBSCOHost databases. Although HTML articles are not as common as PDFs when you have the option choose HTML over PDF.

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Google Scholar

We are now included in Google Scholar as Full-text @ Bank Street. If you would like to try this out there is a courtesy link for Google Scholar on our database page. If you go to Google Scholar at Bank

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Reference Questions: Searching for Database Articles in Spanish.

Q: Can I search for database articles in Spanish? A: It’s possible to search for database articles in Spanish. However, the results are much smaller, and not all databases offer searching in languages other than English. Here’s a list of

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@sussingoutbooks interviewed @macbarnett after the Irma Black Awards. Wish we could spend every day with these two, but we'll settle for watching on KidlitTV :) #tbt #irmablackaward #kidlittv "Majority rules" during the Long Trip of 1948 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Loving this reading from Lilliput @sam_gayton @peachtreepublishers #lilliput #librarysalon2 We are excited to welcome Sam Gayton to Bank Street tomorrow for our second Library Salon! #librarysalon2 #lilliput Happy Ruth Krauss birthday! Celebrating children's language on this Bank Street holiday An excited (and unfortunately out of focus) Lucy Sprague Mitchell greets trustee Sally Kerlin, 1963 #tbt #bankstreetarchives #lucyspraguemitchell Allie had a super talented high school intern. She made us this awesome graphic primer on how to search the catalog! #bankstreetlibrary Quiet Friday in the children's room #bankstreetlibrary #happyfriday And also this tree. #cotsenchildrenslibrary
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