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Everett Cafe Book Display: Dear Mr. Gerry 

"The Salamander devours his tail.." -- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. In Ray Bradbury's international acclaimed novel, Fahrenheit 451 (1953), we are thrust into a dystopian future where firemen start fires and are ordered to destroy books. Salamander, the name on the firetrucks, symbolizes both the fire and the firemen-- power, protection, immortality. But saving books instead …

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Today in History: Columbus Reaches the New World 

Did you know that on October 12th, 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus reached the New World? He was sponsored by Catholic Monarchs, Queen Isbabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, who wanted him to find Asia in search of gold and spices. Columbus  sighted an island in the Bahamas, possibly Watling, where he went ashore with his men …

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Today In History: Remembering Mary Adelaide Nutting 

"THE death on October 3 of Mary Adelaide Nutting, professor emeritus and former director of Nursing Education in Teachers College, marks the passing of another of the great pioneers who helped to build the foundations of Teachers College and whose influence spread far beyond this institution and their own times. In The Founding of Teachers …

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Staff Picks: 2018 Award-Winning Children’s Books to Read Again and Again 

The highest accolade that a piece of children's literature can receive is a chorus of voices shouting "Again! Again!" when the story is finished. Measuring what makes a book stick out to children isn't always easy, but awards panels try their best to strike a balance between books that are most likely to be read front …

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Library Resources and Services 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 Fall 2018 course CCPX 5546Research 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 the interface …

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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 Fall 2018 course ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 4009, Introduction to Research Methods in International and Comparative Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Fenot Aklog's Fall 2018 course ITSF 4009, Introduction to Research Methods in International and Comparative Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to …

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Library Resources and Services for MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change 

This guide presents descriptions of and links to databases available to students in Ellen Meier's Fall 2018 course MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change, that can be searched to find periodical literature on topics related to the content of the course.  Links to the databases, which are accessible both on and off<img class="alignright …

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Library Resources and Services for C&T 5500, Master’s Project – Ed. M. 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Jacqueline Simmons's Fall 2018 course C&T 5500, Master's Project - Ed.M. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aims of<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-31053" src="" …

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Today in History: Bill of Rights Passes Congress 

Did you know that September 25th, 1789 marks the day when the Bill of Rights, designed to protect the basic rights of United States citizens, was approved by the first United States Congress? The twelve amendments, including the right to freedom of speech, press, assembly, religion, fair legal procedures, and arms, were influenced by the …

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Library Resources and Services 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 Professor Domenica DelPrete’s Fall 2018 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 non-<img class="alignright size-thumbnail wp-image-31042" src="" alt="Apply-today-ALTESOL" …

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Library Resources and Services for ORLN 5040, Methods in Nursing Research 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Allan Weidenbaum's course ORLN 5040, Methods in Nursing Research.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones that<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-31019" src="" alt="Nurse Executive 1" width="300" …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 5001, Advanced Ethnographic Methods 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Nicholas Limerick's Fall 2018 course ITSF 5001, Advanced Ethnographic Methods.    The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones that support  the aims of the course:  to "a) build on students’ …

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Today in History: Oprah Launches Book Club 

How did obscure titles become popular bestsellers? Does it take a big media personality to encourage readers to pick up books? Apart from intellectual, are book clubs meant to be therapeutic and self-improving? What makes for good reading and what should we get out of it? On September 17th 1996 American talk show host Oprah …

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Resources and Services for MSTM 6037, Professional Seminar in Mathematics Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Mathematics Education program and specifically for those in Professor Alexander Karp's Fall 2018 course MSTM 6037, Professional Seminar in Mathematics Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting …

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Today in History: Roald Dahl Is Born 

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely bookshelf on the wall. Then fill the shelves with lots of books.” ― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Beloved British children's author, screenwriter, and fighter pilot for the Royal Air …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Nancy Green Saraisky's Fall 2018 course ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies (a.k.a. Research and Writing for the Academy).  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., …

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Welcome! 

Welcome, new and returning students! We are thrilled to meet you and help you settle into Teachers College, our proud institution where "education is writ at large -- the study of how people learn, and how they should be taught, in all fields." A place of continual learning across many disciplines, mediums, and modalities, the Library is …

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Today in History: Google Is Incorporated 

Did you know that it is twenty years since Google was incorporated? On August 31st, 1998 Stanford University alumni / computer whizzes Larry Page and Sergey Brin filed Google for incorporation in the state of California. The young entrepreneurs worked from a small office in a garage in Menlo Park and went on to open their …

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