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A Year in the Library was an information display communicating how the library's physical and online resources have been used in the past year. In January 2008, instruments were installed throughout Gottesman Libraries to track the number of people visiting the library book stacks, cafe, reading rooms, and other public areas. The sensing devices, manufactured by Walker Wireless, count the number of people entering and exiting each recorded section of the library, and wirelessly transmit this data to a server. The Library website also collects and records visitation data including t...
Our family telescope sits in a silver tripod close to the early red geraniums, their green leaves fuzzy against my kneecaps. I am barely tall enough to look through the lens, hoping to examine the fine details of the Moon as she passes between the Earth and the Sun w...
Title: Jewish public culture in the late Russian empire Author: Jeffrey Veidlinger Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, c2009. Check It Out:  EBOOKS From the Publisher: In the midst of the violent, revolutionary turmoil that accompanied the last decade of tsarist rule in the Russian Empire, many Jews came to reject what they regarded as the apocalyptic and utopian pro...
Title: The marketplace of ideas: reform and resistance in the American university Author: Louis Menand Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, c2010 Check It Out:  LB2322.2 .M45 2010 From the Publisher: Has American higher education become a dinosaur? Why do professors all tend to think alike? What makes it so hard for colleges to decide which subjects should be requi...
This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (MST) at Teachers College, with an emphasis on materials of use to those in Professor Felicia Moore Mensah's course MSTC 5001, Qualitative Research Methods in Science Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the courses in the department's programs
Title: Jenny's story: taking the long view of the child: Prospect's philosophy in action Authors: Patricia F. Carini & Margaret Himley ; with Carol Christine, Cecilia Espinosa, and Julia Fournier Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check It Out:  LB1115 .C278 2010 c.2 From the Publisher: By carefully documenting how space was made for Jenny—a child who didn’...
We take turns sketching articles of clothing. I am copying my daughter’s favorite summer dress – a simple spaghetti strap that flows to mid calf  in a beautiful sunset of yellow, orange, and rose – set off by her sparkly starfish necklace. Pleased, she dr...
Title: Freire, teaching, and learning: culture circles across contexts Author: Mariana Souto-Manning Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, c2010 Check It Out: LC196.5.U6 S68 2010 From the Publisher: In this book, Paulo Freire's culture circles cross linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic borders to work acros...
Oh! She came up to College just for fun, But found before her work was done 'T was no loafing place up here. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="202" caption="Dean James Earl Russell"]
"Oh! She came up to College just for fun But found before her work was done T was no loafing place up here. No loafing place up here -- Teachers College"