Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News

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,

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News, Resources

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News, Resources

Using Our Databases: Summer I

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

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.

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News
Library on Instagram
Sofia’s big sister loves helping Lily find a book in our children’s library! Head on over to the Bank Street Library today! We are open until 5:00 pm pictures by @charlottes_web_ @school_for_children @bank.street #lilyspurpleplasticpurse #childrenlibrary #saturdays
The wonderful Meg Medina talks about coming of age issues in kid lit at the Brooklyn Park festival.
2018 Writer-in-residence author, Renee Watson at Brooklyn book festival.
Happy to see the Bankstreet bookstore at the Brooklyn Book Festival today.
The Bank Street Library just installed new printers!!!! They work the same as the old ones, but better! Remember fellow printer users: your printer username is your entire email address: (jsmith@Bankstreet.edu) and your password is your Bank Street email password! New technology = easy. @bank.street #newschoolyear #newthings #movinonup
Chrysanthemum has been playing hide and seek in our kitchen - found you chrysanthemum!
Oh dear! A paper dart has been added to the collection 😏
Thanks for guessing at our mystery material in the #archives ! You're seeing some very distressed thermal fax paper. Fax (facsimile) machines were in wide use by 1990, when this printout occurred. Some fax machines used heat to print information to thermal paper. But this means any warmth, short or long term, can affect information on thermal paper! Our #archivist guesses that past drops of hot tea or coffee may have landed on this page.
Poet, Kwame Alexander speaks at Bank Street’s 24th Annual Barbara Biber Convocation #biber24