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Organization and Leadership Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Department of Organization and Leadership.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the …

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Human Development Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the programs encompassed in the Department of Human Development at Teachers College.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the courses in …

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Library Resources for Teaching English in the Classroom 

Over the past two decades, the number of non-native English speakers in the United States school system has more than doubled.i These demographic changes have put greater emphasis on the challenges involved in teaching English language Learners (ELLs), which range from issues in communication among teachers, students and parents, and the pace of lessons in the …

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New Databases from Columbia: June 2011 

During June 2011, the Columbia University Libraries added 22 new databases to their e-collections.  All of these resources are fully accessible for all current Teachers College students, faculty, and staff. The American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism This collection includes the extensive FBI documentation on …

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Music and Music Education Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Music and Music Education program.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the program, including "preparing teachers ready to embrace the rewards and …

Posted 79 months ago by

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Research tips: Database features that will make your life easier 

Look to the left.  Feel like that sometimes?  Yeah, you know you're not alone. Stress and frustration is sometimes a part of graduate life, especially when you aren't having luck finding the information you are searching for in databases. In the years that I've been a student, I've realized that there are a couple of …

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E-Resource Access for Alumni 

Graduates of Teachers College who have earned either a masters degree or a doctorate are entitled to a free one-year subscription for access to a select package of electronic resources. New grads must sign up for the free subscription by the end of the calendar year in which they graduated. Instructions for signing up are …

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Counseling and Clinical Psychology Research Guide 

This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for research and study in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department. Many of these databases cover the periodical literature in their respective fields, but some …

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International and Transcultural Studies Research Guide 

This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for research and study in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department. Many of these databases cover the periodical literature in their respective fields, but some …

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Mathematics, Science, and Technology Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (MST) at Teachers College, with an emphasis on materials of use to those in Professor Felicia Moore Mensah's course MSTC 5001, Qualitative Research Methods in Science Education. The …

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Biobehavioral Sciences Research Guide 

This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for research and study in the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department. Many of these databases cover the periodical literature in their respective fields, but some also provide …

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Health and Behavior Studies Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Health and Behavior Studies  at Teachers College.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the courses in the department's programs …

Posted 86 months ago by

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Arts and Humanities Research Guide 

This virtual research guide is intended to provide an overview of key library resources and services of use to students in the Department of Arts and Humanities; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in …

Posted 87 months ago by

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The Curriculum Source of Choice 

The library subscribes to a rather hidden resource we think students, faculty, and researchers would love and use extensively  if they knew about it, so we’re encouraging you to check it out and explore the great material it offers. This is the Kraus Curriculum Development Library Online (KCDL); it’s an online collection of curriculum guides, …

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Finding the Right Database 

The process of identifying the most appropriate database for your research, or the full range of  relevant databases, can seem a daunting task:  there are so many electronic resources available to Teachers College community members, and the numbers keep growing.  We've done some preliminary work on helping students and researchers make sense of what's available …

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Finding Statistics Without Breaking a Sweat 

There is a wealth of statistical material available online, much of it produced by state and federal agencies of various kinds.  An excellent general site titled Statistical Resources:  Print and Internet can be found on Columbia's Lehman Social Sciences Library website.  This index is divided into the following major sections: Background Information & Methodology United …

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