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EBSCO’s PlumX Update

A while back we looked at EBSCO’s PlumX Metrics as a way to find out an article’s popularity and how many times researchers have cited it. In this post we did a simple search on English language learners and found

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Find Journals: The Easy Way

This is a quick and easy way to find an article from a citation. Winsler, A., Ducenne, L., & Koury, A. (2011). Singing one’s way to self-regulation: The role of early music and movement curricula and private speech. Early Education

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ProQuest

Although not very big at Bank Street ProQuest is our “other” database provider (EBSCOhost is our main source). Through ProQuest we subscribe to three databases: ebrary® e-books (very small) Education Database Gannett Newsstand (very small) The database we are interested

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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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EBSCO’s PlumX

The PlumX widget is being added to EBSCO’s Discovery Service (EDS) sometime in August 2016. On the library’s website, EDS is accessed through the Search Everything button on the Library’s homepage. This visual widget presents data based on the following

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eBook Education Collection (EBSCOhost)

Bank Street Library has three eBook subscriptions: EBSCOhost’s eBook Education Collection which is part of the Library’s new discovery service and can be accessed through the Search Everything option on the library’s homepage. The second is quite small and is

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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