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It brings me great pleasure to announce the opening of the staff picks theme – Arabian Nights. My inspiration for the theme came from Grace Lin’s TEDx talk on Windows and Mirrors. Grace Lin speaks about the importance of having windows, seeing a perspective outside your own, and mirrors, seeing a reflection of yourself, in books. Growing up, I found many windows in the books I read, but not many mirrors. I big part of my identity is my Palestinian culture. My father emphasizes the importance of our culture when we were younger an...
On March 11th, 2020 the World Health Organization declared a severe respiratory illness, known as COVID-19, which was caused by a novel coronavirus, to be a pandemic. The virus first appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019 with symptoms that included fever, cough, headache, fatigue, breathing diff...
Jackson is a first-year graduate student, pursuing an MI at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information, with concentrations in LIS and Data Science. A NJ émigré, his LIS experience stretches between several public libraries, scattered across Middlesex and Monmouth counties, as well as the Edison Papers, an archival institution that organizes and curates records related to the eponymous inventor.When not in the stacks — either at TC or at his other job, as a law librarian — Jackson enjoys reading, running, going to the movies, and spending time with frie...
Are you looking for historical or current newspaper articles or legal information, including cases, statutes and court rules, regulations, administrative decisions and guidance, secondary sources, briefs, or proposed and enacted legislation?Whether you are interested in databases that pertain to journalism or looking int...
“The forgetting of the history of marginalized groups is both a cause and effect of their marginalization.”-- Susan JacobyThis guide presents select archival resources for students in the class, Histories of Art Education, A&HA 4085 001, taught by Dr. Ami Kantawala, with a focus on archival research of marginalized or
On the steps of the Student Union at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbore, then presidential candidate John F. Kennedy addressed thousands of students on October 14, 1960 to present a novel idea that reflected public service on an international scale. He simply asked,"How many of you who are g...
The “Hidden Treasures” collection is a group of resources inspired by my interests in art and dynamic and inclusive ways of learning. They are resources I discovered during my shifts at the library as I became more familiar with the physical space. They are materials t...
Why find highly cited articles and authors? Is it helpful to see who has cited you or is writing on the same topic? Or are you just curious about the most cited scholarly journals with a view to publishing your own?A number of databases provide the means of determining where a particular work or author has been cit...
Did you know that the first ever Winter Olympic games were held January 25th through February 4th, 1924 in Chamonix, France where 258 athletes from sixteen countries participated in sixteen contested events for bobsled, curling, figure skating, hockey, military patrol, skiing (cross-country, and jumping), and speed skating? The countries represented were: Austria, Belgium, Canad...
Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Fall 2021 semester. Some of the outcomes are listed here:Migration of library website to T4 (still in progress).Updated Library App to remove references to old catalog and APIs, and released a new version.Updated Alma letters (notifications) design.Updated Primo VE designs and branding.Updated Leganto designs and branding.Updated li...