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Library Resources about School Violence and Safety 

There has been a great deal of talk about school safety lately with the recent anniversary of the Newtown, Conn. school massacre at Sandy Hook elementary, while at least 24 school shootings since that day have claimed at least 17 lives, according to a recent Daily Beast article. Unfortunately, while politicians debate about the most …

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Library Resources and Services for Gender, Education and International Development 

Browse the following post to find out more about: •Ask a Librarian Services •Online Catalogs •Federated Search Engines •Periodical Indexes •E-Collections •Reference Materials and Encylopedias •Digital archives (i.e. Pocket Knowledge) •Research Consultations Ask a Librarian! •Under library services on our homepage, click the ‘Ask a Librarian’ link to find out about how to make appointments …

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Resources for AHW 5199B Using the Past: Primary Source Documents Inside and Out of the Social Studies Classroom 

This is a virtual reference guide to resources for Timothy Patterson and Alexander Pope's Summer 2012 course AHW 5199B Using the Past: Primary Source Documents Inside and Out of the Social Studies Classroom. Coauthors: Leanora Lange (ll2793@columbia.edu) and Anne Hays (aeh2175@columbia.edu) Table of Contents Library Catalogs TC archives: PocketKnowledge Digital archives outside TC Physical archives Library Services …

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Tips on Searching in ProQuest 

As a TC student, you will likely come across ProQuest during your research. Here are a few tips for using ProQuest's databases. Why would I use ProQuest? ProQuest is one of the major vendors of electronic journals, so many journals and/or articles that may be of interest to you in your research are likely to …

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Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog 

Title: Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog Author: William B. Badke Publisher: IUniverse, Inc. Call Number: Z710 .B23 2008 From the Publisher: Do the demands of carrying out research in today's high-tech environment leave you baffled? Did the grade on your last term paper leave you doubting that getting an education was …

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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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