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Library Resources for CCPX 5546, Research Perspectives on Critical Social Problems 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky's course CCPX 5546, Research Perspectives on Critical Social Problems. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aim of the course, i.e., "the exploration of research based upon<a …

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Welcome Back! 

Congratulations! You made it through the first day of classes! 2016 is now in full swing, but adjusting to the winter weather and a new semester at the same time may make you wish you were stuck in the past. If you're looking for ways to be here now and draw your focus to the …

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Library Resources for HBSS 5040, Research Methods in Health and Behavior Studies 

This virtual guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Kathleen O'Connell's course HBSS 5040, Research Methods in Health and Behavior Studies.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objective of the course, i.e., to prepare …

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Highlighting the Education Program, Fall 2015: Blackthorn’s Sloe 

In Fall 2015, we are happy to see content significant to today's classroom and world. We can marvel at how the first dissertation, ever to be written in comic book form, was done at Teachers College, as we look back at The Comic Book Project and appreciate rapid growth in the teaching of visual literacy. Or, how a disengaged

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January Posters 

Just in case you're wondering…. posters for offerings of the Gottesman Libraries Education Program draw upon the historical art collections of Teachers College, Columbia University. Click on the offering or event, and you will learn what’s going on in January. Click on the title of the artwork and read “About the work”, to find details on …

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The Minds behind Mindful Lights 

An inside look at the interactive installation at Offit Gallery with EdLab Design Team. Mindful Lights is an interactive installation exploring how light and material can create a space for students to experience a moment of mindfulness. EdLab designers Veronica Black, Min Sung Kwak, Seungkyun Lee, and Jackie “Neon” Simon, examine the uses of LED …

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Sensational Gods: A Winter Book Collection 

Drawn to the festive red and green, we note the powdered face of the Elizabethan court jester. The comic fool, yet not the fool in serving to provide witty insight and advice to the King, whom he may also mock. Dark eyes aslant, there’s a pursed smile…deciding, disapproving, lying? We muse on what student Burdett had in …

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Poster Art 

What do featured databases, themed book displays, and special news exhibits all have in common? Psychology, science, culture, the arts, technology and media. You're thinking connections to research and teaching in the broad areas of education, psychology, and applied health sciences? Institutional mission ... and connections to the Gottesman Libraries Education Program! To catch the …

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Landing on Mars: A New Cafe Book Collection 

With the recent discovery of liquid water on Mars, comes the arrival of a new, thought-provoking, café book collection! Landing on Mars delves into amazing scientific, anthropological, and philosophical ideas concerning human travel to outer space and the sustainability of life on the Red Planet. Fast forward 10, 20, 30 years? Are you packing your bags, donning …

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With All Seriousness, Comics Find a Permanent Home 

While you may relish reading the Sunday funnies over a cuppa in the coziness of your kitchen, you may also recall perusing Serious Comics, featured earlier this Fall as the lattes lapped Everett to the tune of daily news. The display spoke volumes to the relevance and impact of the comic as an innovative model for new forms …

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Virtual Reality at the Library 

Every day, a physical copy of the New York Times is available to patrons at the Gottesman libraries. If you get the paper delivered to you, you may have been as excited as we were to find that something special had come along with the Saturday paper two weeks ago. This edition of the weekend paper came …

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Staff Picks Book Display: All About Art! 

  Do you love books about art?  Me, too!  The Staff Picks theme for the mid-November and December display is All About Art curated by artist and TC Librarian April Siqueiros.  This collection includes books about artists, art history, art appreciation, art making, and even one that intersects art and science.  Looking for more books …

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Who’s Citing Whom? Citation Indexes, Citation Searching, and Bibliometrics 

A number of databases provide the means of determining where a particular work or author has been cited by other authors in other works, frequently allowing you to trace the influence of an idea or theory among scholars and thinkers responding to it over time. Citation Indexes Web of Science - Comprising the Arts & …

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Bin Laden’s Bookshelf Moves to Russell Tower 

If you missed Bin Laden's Bookshelf in Everett Café, you’ll get another chance to peruse the telling resources of the founder and head of the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda. The Bin Laden Collection of English-language books is now integrated throughout the circulating research collection, housed in Russell Tower, floors five through two, of the Gottesman …

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If you give a mouse a cookie… 

She'll share it with a mime. If you give a mime a cookie... Happy Halloween from the services team! Oh yes, enjoy some mini (mouse) cookies.

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Library Resources and Services for ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Keville Frederickson's Spring 2013 course ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the focus of the course, i.e., "The development and …

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News from the Everett News Cafe 

While grabbing your coffee from the Everett Cafe before heading into the library, you may notice that the space looks different this semester. Gone are the newspapers hanging on the wall, instead replaced with a screen that cycles through numerous front pages. Where a small grouping of books used to sit, there is now an …

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Library Resources for A&HA 4281, Field Observations in Art Education 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Dr. Ami Kantawala's Fall 2015 course A&HA 4281, Field Observations in Art Education. The resources, primarily electronic but also some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the course, specifically to facilitate analysis of perceptual, artistic, …

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Library Resources and Services for MSTU 4016, The History of Communication 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Ioana Literat's Fall 2015 course MSTU 4016, The History of Communication. The resources, primarily electronic but also some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the course, i.e., "to introduce students to<img class="alignright wp-image-22742" src="" alt="banner2" width="354" …

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