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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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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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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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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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@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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