Staff Picks January/February 2018
Survivors, Settlers and Assimilators: Transforming Jewish Identities
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 try!
1) Although it's tempting to eat junk food while under the stress of midterms, include healthy snacks like apples, oran...
Readers can't seem to get enough graphic novels, and luckily, the number of superb graphic novels appears to be multiplying exponentially every year. This is good news for teachers, since there are about a hundred reasons to use graphic novels in the classroom; one big reason being that graphic novels are frequently highly relatable, which increases student learning comprehension and engagement.
The relatability of many the most successful graphic novels can be at least partially attributed to two aspects: a processed, personalized perspective and individualized artistry tailored to the con...
Hot off the printing presses...three hundred and fifty years ago!
Look at this rare tome that appeared on our desk today from the closed stack. It's the Sylva Sylvarum: or A Naturall Historie In Ten Centuries, by Francis Bacon, Viscount St Alban (1561–1626). It was originally printed in 1627, but our edition is from 1676. A relative youngster! It's kept in our closed stacks (Call Number:
Birds, Kingfisher, Belted, Young (c.1920), by Rothman Administrator
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, an...