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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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Happy Ruth Krauss birthday!!! Here's some Ruth love in a display of Writers Lab books at The Picture Book Re-Imagined, on view at Pratt Manhattan Gallery through September 15 :) It's getting busy. Can't wait for this cozy reading nook to take shape @ The Picture Book Reimagined Wow, even a half installed Leonard Marcus exhibition is amazing! The Picture Book Re-Imagined: The Children's Book Legacy of Pratt Institute and Bank Street College of Education opens next Tuesday 7/12 at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery :) Happy last day @school_for_children! Happy birthday Brownie!!! Here she is (on left) on Bank Street with Mary Phelps in 1941. #margaretwisebrown #bankstreetarchives Happy Arnold Lobel birthday!! Celebrating with Mouse Tales, the winner of the very first Irma Black Award in 1972! :) #irmablackaward Another new edition from very inspirational keynote speaker Scott Magoon! So great to have him back at Bank Street :) Ragweed! New wall art from Irma Black honoree Anne Vittur Kennedy :)
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