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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. 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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LGBTQ+ Visibility Project is up. Go see it in the lobby. The 2017 Josette Frank Award winner Wendelin Van Draanen for "The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones." Participating in the chair selection process for the 4th, 6th & 7th floors. This is our new meditation, prayer, nursing space. ​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo.