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Graduates of Teachers College who have earned either a masters degree or a doctorate are entitled to a free one-year subscription for access to a select package of electronic resources. New grads must sign up for the free subscription by the end of the calendar year in which they graduated. Instructions for signing up are found on the Alumni Services page of the library's web site. This  special package designed to meet the needs of college graduates includes  six databases. Education Full Text provides comprehensive coverage of an...
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="293" caption="Mrs. Meckert's Farm, ca. 1900: The Site of Teachers College"][/caption] Everyone at Teachers College can archive their work with PocketKnowledge (PK), an easy to use institutional archive. This is a great way to make your work part of the ...
12 years ago
Ten Usability Tips Based on Research Studies: How could we use these research-based ideas to improve our web site and other tools? I was most surprised by Tip 7. Whitespace of Text Affects Readability. Who knew that margins affected both reading speed and comprehension? 1. Forget the "Three-Click Rule" 2. Enable Content Skimming By Using an F-Shaped Pattern 3. Don't Make Users Wait: Speed Up Your Website 4. Make Your Content Easily Readable 5. Don't Worry About "The...
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12 years ago
Managed Hosting Comparison Guide You never know when something useful will show up in the SPAM. This free guide promises to compare side-by-side 12 of the top vendors, including: PEER 1 Rackspac Hostgator.com Singlehop NeoSpire
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12 years ago
The University of Texas at San Antonio designed its new, entirely bookless Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) Library to engage students in an online format within a contemporary new space. The library offers: 425,000 e-books 18,000 e-journal subscriptions. Skilled science and engineering librarians to help students who need research assistance. ultra-modern furniture and space age decor 10 desktop computers, a printer, a scanner and five large LCD screens. group study niches and thre...
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12 years ago
In a time of bail-outs, cut-backs and lay-offs, the Los Angeles Unified Public School District is now the proud owner of the world's most expensive public school building. Los Angeles Unveils Costliest School in the Nation According to MSNBC, the renovation of The Ambassador Hotel, where Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, cost $578 million. Now named Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools, the complex will house 4,200 K-12 students.
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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"
Marshall Breeding reports in Library Technology Guides that SkyRiver Library Technology Solutions has filed an antitrust suit against OCLC. In a move that could have far-reaching implications for competition in the library software and technology services industry, SkyRiver Technology Solutions, LLC has filed suit in federal court in San Francisco against OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. The suit alleges that OCLC, a purported ...
12 years ago
According to an article in yesterday's SearchCap, the daily newsletter of Search Engine Land, Google is going to allow businesses the opportunity to respond to reviews on Google Places. Google Now Lets Businesses Respond To Reviews On Places. I immediately hightailed it over to the Teachers College, Columbia University Place and found that the single review links to an article in TimeOut New York about free psychological help. Excuse...