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Colors: How to Pick Them

Sometimes it’s kind of hard picking or choosing colors for a website, a picture book, a poster, or an assignment that requires a lot of visuals. There are a number of online tools to help you make decisions that lead

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Flipboard

If you have a smartphone or tablet you’ve probably come across Flipboard. It’s a fun tool for curating online magazines, newspapers, social media, and websites – and it looks good. The Web In the early days it felt more like

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PressBooks

Recently I came across this eBook The HLS Guide to Library School. One thing I liked straight away was how easy it was to open, and get reading. No setting up an account, no having to download to a reader,

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ProQuest: Publishers

Although, ProQuest is not a very big database at Bank Street, many patrons are familiar and comfortable with it from time at other institutions. ProQuest has a different feel. Here’s how to find out about publications in ProQuest: Click Publications

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OmniFile: Publishers

Each database seems to have it’s own way of presenting information on publishers. Here’s how OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) does it: First up, click Publications: Second, work in the Browse box Type Mathematics Check the By Subject &

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EBSCOHost: Publishers

There are a number of ways you can find out where articles on teaching mathematics have been published. One way is to look in a database. In this example we’ll use EBSCOHost’s Academic Search Premiere. First go to the Library’s

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