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Mental Measurements Yearbooks: 2016 Update

Buros has updated its website but you can still find all the information you need to read a test review in The Mental Measurements Yearbooks which the Library has in print (volumes 3rd – 19th). Go to the Buros website http://buros.org/

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Non-U.S. Children’s Literature Reviews

We got this great question last week from a children’s literature class with a focus on diversity. The question was, “Where can I read some reviews of children’s literature that are not based in the United States?” Of course we

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Education Statistics

Do you need reliable education statistics from an authoritative source for your IMP or an assignment? Take a look at the Digest of Education Statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Dept. of Education. The 2012

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Reference Questions: What to Do About Heartbleed?

Worried about the Heartbleed bug? Here are some resources that we’ve found helpful: The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC for Friday, 4/11, has a segment Change Your Passwords! (Heartbleed Explained) Heartbleed Test and Last Pass indicate which websites have fixed the

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Wonder Woman Reimagined for Children

It’s been ten years since the publication of our graduate school faculty member Nina Jaffe’s reimagining of DC Comics’ Wonder Woman. This HarperCollins Festival Readers series, wonderfully illustrated by Ben Caldwell, introduces the superheroine to younger readers. To mark this

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Reference Questions: Where are all the Multicultural Education Books?

Q: Where are all the multicultural education books? Is there a section I can browse? A: Strictly speaking there is no “multicultural section.” There are a variety of places where students can find books on this topic. But, a good

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Screencasts

We’ve just updated our screencasts. These are short video clips (1-3 minutes) that explain how to do things in the Library, such as using the advanced search function, finding a journal article, or renewing a book through your library account.

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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.