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Koha: Bank Street Library’s New Catalog

Library director Kristin Freda and technical services librarian Frank Jolliffe have been busy testing and tweaking a new open-source library catalog system called koha (it’s a New Zealand Maori word meaning gift, present, donation or contribution). The library’s going live

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RSS Feeds Revisted

RSS or Atom feeds are a relatively easy way to read posts from websites and blogs that update their content frequently. If you have an Google or Yahoo homepage it’s pretty easy to add an rss feed. All you need

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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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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. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day!