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Although we think it’s a great idea to learn a language, some online programs can stretch the budget. This is where Duolingo steps in, it’s free forever and doesn’t have any ads. The interface is clean and simple and it’s

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Spanish Spell Check Update

Recently we’ve had a few queries about using a spellchecker in Spanish. It’s possible in MS Word, and here’s what to do: Go to the Review tab Click the right-hand button above Language (it has a globe, the letter A

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Reference Questions: Searching for Database Articles in Spanish.

Q: Can I search for database articles in Spanish? A: It’s possible to search for database articles in Spanish. However, the results are much smaller, and not all databases offer searching in languages other than English. Here’s a list of

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How to Use Spanish on a Mac

Using Spanish or any other language is quite easy on a Mac, this is what you have to do: First go to system preferences Select “international” Then select “input menu” Check the “keyboard viewer” checkbox. Scroll down and check “Spanish”

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Spanish Spell Check

Did you know that computers 1 and 2 in the reference area of the library have been enabled to allow students to write texts in Spanish? There are two options. The first is to enable a Spanish (Dominican) spell checker

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A poster of zones for Library Salon #3. Hey! Where are all the PCs? Getting ready for Library Salon #3 Bank Street Thinkers. Getting ready for Bank Street Library Salon#3 The Bank Street Thinkers. Gosh, the ref desk is looking very zen. Speechless #fieldtriptothekerlan #wow So much love for Bank Street :) I asked if I could bring her anything from NYC and I didn't think she'd say these... #fieldtriptothekerlan The SFC kicking off the centennial celebration with some great art on the 4th floor! #bankstreetschoolforchildren #happybirthdaybankstreet Yay for our non-fluorescent green door color! #bankstreetlibrary @sussingoutbooks interviewed @macbarnett after the Irma Black Awards. Wish we could spend every day with these two, but we'll settle for watching on KidlitTV :) #tbt #irmablackaward #kidlittv "Majority rules" during the Long Trip of 1948 #tbt #bankstreetarchives

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