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Earthquake for Teachers College?

A coworker recently informed me of a fairly-inactive fault line within walking distance of Teachers College. Coined "the 125th Street fault" -- the reason the 1 train stop is elevated -- the line runs from New Jersey through to the east side of Manhattan (the East River). Though earthquake activity in and around New York City …

Posted a month ago by Dina

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Meet Antonia.

Hello! I’m Antonia, and I'm a new Services Associate at the Teachers College. Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I got my MSIS at the University of Texas at Austin, with emphases in research, outreach services, and archival work. Where’s your hometown? Baltimore, Maryland. John Waters is my …

Posted 2 months ago by Antonia

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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 …

Posted 2 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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Volunteer Teaching Programs Overseas Give New Teachers a Jumpstart

Ever thought about becoming a volunteer teacher overseas? Beyond simply doing a good deed, volunteering as a teacher in foreign countries can be a deeply rewarding experience in your post-graduate degree life. As an educator abroad, you will see and become more immersed in the local life and culture and may in fact also experience …

Posted 4 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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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 …

Posted 5 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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TEDx at TC

This week TC is hosting its own TEDx event in the Cowin Auditorium. The non-profit TED conferences have become well-known for their promotion of innovative ideas which range from technology and design to education, just to name a few. In 2009, the TED folks took their forum to the global streets with TEDx events, …

Posted 12 months ago by veronicarodriguez

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Submitting Support Requests

Following up on Anne and Clare’s How-To Posts, I’m going to cover some basics of support requests A library staff member has just asked you to submit a support request. What does that even mean?! What’s the point? How does it work? The Gottesman Libraries Support Request System is an email form system that we …

Posted 18 months ago by ccuppy

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ResearchBroker Open House

Today from 3pm - 5pm on the second floor we will be having an open house for ResearchBroker! There will be cookies and the opportunity to chat with the team about your research passions and how ResearchBroker can help you. We hope to see you later this afternoon!

Posted 18 months ago by Rebecca Beck

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Getting ready for the Olympics

The Summer Olympic games are approaching. I absolutely loved the Olympics growing up. As a child I fantasized of being a gold medalist ice skater in the winter and a gold medalist gymnast in the summer. I loved the entertainment of the opening ceremony, the excitement of the competition, and the inspiring stories of the …

Posted 21 months ago by Rebecca Beck

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Why Citation is Important: a video from our friends at Kimbel Library

Some lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators (John WattsJoshua Vossler, and Tim Hodge) as well as more about their design …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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The Information Cycle: a video from our friends at the Kimbel Library

Some lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators (John WattsJoshua Vossler, and Tim Hodge) as well as more about their design …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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Giving a Presentation: a video from our friends at the Kimbel Library

Some lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators (John WattsJoshua Vossler, and Tim Hodge) as well as more about their design …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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Scholarly vs. Popular: a video from our friends at the Kimbel Library

Some lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators (John WattsJoshua Vossler, and Tim Hodge) as well as more about their design …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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What is a Scholarly Article and Why Is it Important? a video from our friends at the Kimbel Library

Some lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators (John Watts, Joshua Vossler, and Tim Hodge) as well as more about their design …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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Social Media, Privacy and the Classroom: TODAY at Noon in 305 Russel

TODAY! at Noon I will be talking about utilizing social media in the classroom, both as a student, and as a teacher. We will talk about Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, the Google Suite, Slideshare, and newer things like Pinterest. Because of the nature of it's use, we will talk about which of these programs allows …

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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What is Summary? a video from our friends at Kimbel Library

The lovely people at Coastal Carolina University have created a series of Library Instruction videos for the Kimbel Library. If you click through to the videos page and scroll down, you can find out more information about the 3 creators, as well as more about their design and development process. In the meantime, enjoy!

Posted 25 months ago by Julia Martin

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Flashback Fridays: Valentines Day Special

While this is an oddly controversial holiday for a lot of people, love and relationships are an important thing in many people's lives. Here are some posts from our past which you might find particularly appropriate for this upcoming holiday. All of our past posts about love, relationships . . .and maybe even some librarian bo-hunks …

Posted 26 months ago by Julia Martin

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Flashback Fridays: Race

This topic has quite a few postings about it within L@L, but it also allowed us to showcase some of our neighbor Pressible sites' work, and so we are including some posts from The Voice in this week's list as well. You also will see one of our features "Check It Out" heavily represented, which …

Posted 27 months ago by Julia Martin

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Where Did the Internet Go? – StopSOPA Blackout January 18th

Tomorrow a major action against SOPA and PIPA will be happening all over the internet. This continues a long standing fight against internet censorship. Blackout your own site (read this first) Who is participating in the blackout: (click through for official statement) Reddit: They led the charge with the blackout Wikipedia: so dust off your …

Posted 27 months ago by Julia Martin

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Flashback Fridays: Resource Highlights

This friday we're taking the time machine to the beginning of one of our best Topics: Resource Highlights. This particular topic is a treasure chest of research help which you might benefit from, not only that it talks very directly about what exactly you can get from the Gottesman library. Here are some of my …

Posted 27 months ago by Julia Martin

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