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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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New Series: Debating Issues in American Education

Just in- three titles in the series Debating Issues in American Education. We have Curriculum and Instruction, School Discipline and Safety, and Technology in Schools. Each chapter has an overview, point and counterpoint. Each volume in the series covers many

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New Research Guide: Colonial New York

Our latest research guide is on colonial New York- we hope you find it useful for assignments and in the classroom. It includes information on adult and children’s books you can borrow from Bank Street Library theses in the library

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iBooks Author

This is just out from Apple, and yes we like iBooks Author because it’s so jolly easy to use. It’s designed for textbook writers, but we can see tons of potential for early childhood, special education, bilingual… gosh the list

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EBSCOhost iPhone App

This app has been out for a while (October 2009), and now that iPhones and smartphones have become ubiquitous we thought it was time to look at how this little program works. Find This on Any EBSCOhost Database Page You

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Where Is “Find A Journal?”

The answer is, it’s now on the Library’s homepage, and right in the middle of our brand new search box (thank you David)! There’s no need to click anywhere – there it is, just type away, hit go, and you’ll

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RSS Feeds

A very useful feature of databases like Academic Search Premiere and Proquest is the RSS feed function. Setting one up will save you the bother of continually searching for updates on your favorite topics. It’s something faculty, and students starting

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It's Children's Book Committee deliberation season! Award namesakes Josette Frank (left) and Flora Stieglitz Straus (right) were honored by Bank Street in 1985. Charlotte Zolotow and Bill Morris are sitting right behind them! #tbt #bankstreet100 #bankstreetarchives Happy New Year! #2015bestnine Books from current Writers Lab members on display in the lobby. The Writers Lab began in 1937! #bankstreetwriterslab Faculty member Nancy McKeever and Graduate School Dean Cecelia Traugh at #librarysalon4 #bankstreetlibrary #bankstreet100 November is Adoption Awareness month. Come browse these selections from the collection by the reference desk #adoptionawareness #bankstreetlibrary Making last day of a teaching assignment favors. Part of Rebecca's Día De Los Muertos display - don't miss it. November 1, 2015. :) Teachers as writers at #bookfest15 is blowing my mind. Leonard Marcus chatting with @bank.street alums @adam_gidwitz and Elizabeth Bluemle and TC alum (CCL director) Dr. Cynthia Weill Impromptu wedding toast during BookFest prep :) Best surprise ever! Congrats to  @peterhare & Mark and their amazing flower girl!
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  • RT @sfc_bankstreet: Deb Aldo, Laura Lenzner artist-in-residence, works with 11/12s on mandala mosaics with radial & bilateral symmetry. htt… 1 day ago

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