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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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EBSCOHost’s Share Feature

In this post I’m exploring some hidden but useful features found on all EBSCOHost database pages. This one is called Share, and you’ll find it on the far side of your screen. It’s best to make a MyEBSCOHost account and

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Spring has arrived in my office. "Rain soaks the seeds and they swell and sprout. Birds are building nests. Frogs croak. In the green meadow lies a new calf. It is springtime." Celebrating the spring equinox with A Year on the Farm by Lucy Sprague Mitchell, illus. by Richard Floethe, 1948 #spring #lucyspraguemitchell #richardfloethe Block structure in a SFC classroom, nd #tbt #bankstreetarchives #blocks Happy pi day! SFC students made this fun garland before break #PiDay The Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Edition. Books Published in 2014. At the reference desk and it's in PRINT! Susan Kuklin and Young Reviewers from the Cornelia Connelly Center celebrate Beyond Magenta's Flora Stieglitz Straus Award #susankuklin #beyondmagenta @rstaino interviewing Josette Frank Award winner Ann M. Martin for #kidlittv Join us at Bank Street on April 11th for The Building Blocks of Play: Art, Books, and Childhood! We are very pleased that keynote speaker Dr. Linda Mayes and authors and artists Nina Crews, Robie Harris, Richard Lewis, @peterhreynolds, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, @paulozelinsky will be joining us. Hope to see you there! Wishing Walrus & Polar Bear would drive Super Truck to us right now! Thanks to the lovely and always dapper Stephen Savage for the new addition to our wall :) #supertruck #stephensavage
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