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Today in History: William Shakespeare Marries Anne Hathaway 

Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wand'ring bark, Whose worth's unknown, although …

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Today in History: Great Expectations Is Fully Published 

On August 3, 1861, the closing chapters, 58-59, of Great Expectations were published in All the Year Round, a literary circular from Charles Dickens, British writer and social critic. Dickens' popular novel tells the tale of an orphan named named Pip who believes he will inherit a fortune. Narrated in the first person and set in …

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Library Resources and Services for Students in the English Education Summer MA Intensive (INSTEP) Program 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the English Education INSTEP Program.  These e-resources have been selected to support the objectives of the program, i.e., to allow participants to "take advantage of Teachers College, Columbia University's highly regarded English Education program" as well as "the full …

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Today in History: E.B. White’s Birthday 

Today is E.B. White's 117th birthday, for he is still very much alive in the hearts and minds of his readers, children through adults. Elwyn Brooks White was born on July 11, 1899 in Mount Vernon, New York; graduated from Cornell University in 1921; worked for The New Yorker magazine; and lived on a farm …

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On Narrative Inquiry 

Title: On Narrative Inquiry : Approaches to Language and Literacy Research / David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz   with contributions from Sara Brock, Randi Dickson, and Nick Sousanis Authors: David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz Publisher:  Teachers College Press Call number: LB1576 .S3163 2011 From the Publisher: Can stories about students and classrooms be the basis for …

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Citation Strictness 

In an article titled "Why the 'Research Paper' Isn't Working" at the Inside Higer Ed blog, librarian Barbara Fister pushes back on the idea that conventional research papers ought to be the cornerstone of an undergraduate writing education: "The first year “research paper” has always sent a mixed message. You’re supposed to be original, …

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