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Staff Picks of the Month: Journeys 

The second floor reading room of the Gottesman Libraries is home to a lot of things - our Juvenile and Curriculum collections, new modular furniture, big rocks and a bigger bear, and an ever-changing book display put together by members of the services team. My Staff Picks of the Month for May focused on journeys. …

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Today in History: St Petersburg Is Founded 

The city of St. Petersburg itself was dressed in an ermine robe of snow, its frozen river and canals glittering like the duchesses' diamonds. In the distance the sun shone on the brightly colored domes of the Church of the Resurrection. "Look, Misha, I said, "The domes look like a tumble of crown jewels." (Ch. 1, …

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Why Muslim Women are Reinterpreting the Qur’an and Hadith: A Transformative Scholarship-Activism 

On April 14, 2016, Dr. Nimat Hafez Barazangi returned to the Gottesman Libraries to discuss her most recent book, Why Muslim Women are Reinterpreting the Qur’an and Hadith: A Transformative Scholarship-Activism. A Cornell research fellow and Teachers College alum, Dr. Barazangi understands the value of education, especially to marginalized populations. In her talk, she explained …

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Wearable Books 

Most of us librarians really...really love books. I also really love jewelry. Last week, my like-minded coworker and I visited an exhibit at The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross on 30 Gansevoort Street in Chelsea. Located in the gallery's back room, "Read and Worn: Jewelry from Books" exhibited works by five artists from around the world. Their wearable pieces had with one …

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Taking a Study Break with Abby the Therapy Dog- Here at Gottesman Libraries! 

It's a busy time at Teachers College with finals around the corner. Everyone is studying, finishing projects, writing papers, and taking tests.  The library is always trying to find ways to ease the stress and frustration of finals week, whether it be staying open until 1:00 A.M. until May 9, providing complimentary chocolates for students …

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Engaging Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds 

On March 30th, Mr. Joseph Matthews led an insightful workshop entitled "Athletics vs Academics: Bridging the Gap Between Teachers Who Love School and Students Who Love Sports" as part of a series of workshops being held this semester at the Gottesman Libraries.  Mr. Matthews brings his experiences …

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The Supremes: A New Book Collection 

You might be wondering what the biggest 60's American female singing group from Detroit has to do with the Gottesman Libraries? Not too much, really -- other than that they share the same title with the latest Everett Cafe book collection: The Supremes, on display now, through April 30th. It's not Motown that's landed here, with divas Florence …

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Visiting the Cooper Hewitt, Part 1 

One morning I arrive at work to find a cartload of framed art pulled from the library's closed stacks for the Brushes with History: Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History conference and exhibit – select pieces from the Dow and Ziegfeld collections loaded up for loan to Macy Gallery. As I compile the inventory, I discover a …

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Staff Picks of the Month 

You may have noticed the “Staff Picks of the Month” section on the second floor of the library. Each month, one or more library staff members select 20-25 books from our collection to display in the collaboration space. For the month of March, I put together the collection based on the theme “Growth”. Each of …

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Strage Prize 2015 with Sonali Rajan 

The Strage Junior Faculty Prize committee honors Sonali Rajan as the 2015 Strage Prize recipient. Since 2012, Dr. Rajan has served as the Assistant Professor of Health Education in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. At TC, her work has focused chiefly on identifying patterns of risk behavior among youth, …

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Library Resources for MSTU 4000, Core Seminar: Communications, Computing, & Technology 

This online research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Yoo Kyung Chang's course MSTU 4000, Core Seminar:  Communications, Computing, and Technology. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as …

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Library Resources and Services for A&HG 4575, Master’s Seminar in Arts Administration 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Emma Balazs's course A&HG 4575, Master's Seminar in Arts Administration.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the program, i.e., "to allow students to begin the …

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Library Presentation for A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study: Academic Writing 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Domenica DelPrete's course A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study:  Academic Writing.  These e-resources have been selected to support the aim of the course, i.e., to help nonnative speakers of English as well as all graduate students who wish to develop …

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How to Win an Election: A New Cafe Book Collection 

Did you know that Italian master Foppa Vincenzo painted (circa 1464) "The Young Cicero Reading" as part of his commission to fresco the courtyard of the Banco Mediceo in Milan? How apropos the library poster for the new Everett Cafe book collection, How to Win an Election!, on display now through March 15th, the Ides of March -- …

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Library Resources and Services for HBSE 6010, Advanced Study of Problems and Issues in Special Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Ye Wang's course HBSE 6010, Advanced Study of Problems and Issues in Special Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones …

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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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