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Teaching Human Rights 

On December 10, 1948, the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It has since been translated into over 500 languages and sets out the fundamental rights of all humans. December 10th honors this declaration but also makes us consider the question, how do we talk about human rights with students? Every day …

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Staff Picks: Pride Month 

When looking for a book to read, do you have to stop and think whether or not you’ll be able to see yourself in the pages? A common idea about what makes a book great is how easy it is for readers to relate to the characters or plot. While this usually rings true, many …

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April Resources Bring May Flowers 

I hope it is true that April Showers Bring May Flowers. Luckily April has lots of fun resources to get us through the rain. Poetry Month April is Poetry Month, and to celebrate the Gottesman Library is featuring databases that focus on poetry. These databases not only offer you new ways to find …

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Resources for Research in Diabetes Education and Management 

This research guide is intended to provide information about and links to key resources for research in the field of diabetes education and management.  These e-resources have been selected to support the mission of the program, i.e., to help clinically trained healthcare professionals acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the increased demand<img class="alignright wp-image-8936 …

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Library Resources for ORL 5521, Introduction to Research Methods in Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Corbin Campbell's Spring 2017 course ORL 5521, Introduction to Research Methods in 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 help …

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Welcome! Match Making at the Gottesman Libraries 

Welcome, new students! Can you conceive of a connection between speed dating and libraries? We can and are ready to assist, as you begin your classes and settle into Teachers College! For the start of the Fall semester, library staff prep with a series of exercises that pose key questions to highlight select services available to …

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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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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 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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Virtual Reality at the Library 

Every day, a physical copy of the New York Times is available to patrons at the Gottesman libraries. If you get the paper delivered to you, you may have been as excited as we were to find that something special had come along with the Saturday paper two weeks ago. This edition of the weekend paper came …

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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 Spring 2013 course ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the focus of the course, i.e., "The development and …

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Library Resources for HBSE 6001, Research in Special Education: Experimental/Quantitative Designs 

This virtual guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Laudan Jahromi's Fall 2015 course HBSE 6001, Research in Special Education: Experimental/Quantitative Designs. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected …

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Library Resources and Services for BBSR 5595, Research Seminar in Applied Physiology 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Matthew Stults-Kolehmainen's course BBSR 5595, Research Seminar in Applied Physiology.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the goal …

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Library Resources for ITSF 5008, Gender, Education, and International Development 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Regina Cortina's Fall 2015 course ITSF 5008, Gender, Education, and International Development. 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 HBSE 4700, Field Observation — Special Education: Intellectual Disabilities/Autism 

This virtual guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Emily Shamash's Fall 2015 course Field Observation -- Special Education:  Intellectual Disabilities/Autism.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research and …

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Meet Lorraine 

  Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I am not a TC student. I am a recent graduate of Long Island University’s Palmer School Library Program. Where’s your hometown? Baltimore, Maryland What did you want to be when you grew up? In elementary school I was sure I’d …

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Meet April 

Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? I'm not a TC student but in case you were wondering I studied library science and user experience at Pratt Institute! Where’s your hometown? San Diego, CA What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut but then chose …

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Library Resources and Services for BBSQ 5331, Therapy Practicum, Speech-Language Pathology 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Kathleen Youse's course BBSQ 5331, Therapy Practicum, Speech-Language Pathology.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the goals of the course, i.e., to provide students the opportunity to …

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Maker Culture & Makerspaces in Libraries 

In recent years, maker culture has emerged as an all-ages movement, marked by a DIY ethic and communal sharing of resources & knowledge. Makerspaces have popped up all over as centers where people come together to share resources, knowledge, and ‘stuff’* in their creative pursuits. This is an intriguing concept to a lot of librarians …

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Ask a Librarian: How did you get through midterms? 

Computer stations are occupied, the scanners are buzzing, tensions are running a little high... Oh yes, midterms have definitely begun! Over at the reference desk, we've compiled a list of trusted crunch-time strategies from our days as undergraduate and graduate students, long long ago. Hope you'll give one or two (and especially number three) a …

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