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Google Keep

This very useful tool comes with your Bank Street email account (or any Google email account). Versions MAC and PC iOS and Android (phone and tablet) – they all sync-up! Chrome extension To find Google Keep click the nine dot

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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 Hangouts

What Do I Need? Last week we were asked if Google Hangouts were possible from an iPhone4S. We ummed and ahhed, the IT person ummed and ahhed and then we all independently Googled it. And, yes it is possible. As

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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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Google Images: Free to Use

This post is about finding images through Google that are safe to use, share, and sometimes modify. Finding Images Type your topic Select Images Next go to Options (it looks like a cog) From the Options pull-down menu select Advanced

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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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Browsing Journals

Sometimes we get asked for recommendations on journals to browse. Patrons either want to get a feel for what is currently being discussed in their area of interest, or want ideas on what might make a good topic for an

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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.