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The road to academic excellence begins in the simplest places. Space to learn, grow, collaborate, and explore are key elements of K-12 learning environments. But, of course, these elements are enhanced by the right materials. As a dedicated and esteemed academic library, why hold books for children? Aside from applications in the field through student teaching and clinical work, there is much to be learned from changes in the writing, illustrating, and publishing of children’s materials. Our goal in curating a balanced collection is to provide high-quality teaching materials and to exemplif...
  The start of a new school year always brings up certain feelings. With new people to meet, new schedules to memorize, new academic challenges to face, our proverbial plates are full. After so long apart, and with so many people joining the Teachers College community this fall, where do we begin? As with any great research endeavor, you may want to start with the lib...
A place for books and a haven for quiet study. A bustling makerspace where creative minds soar. A basecamp for Internet travelers, article seekers, gamers, crafters, fledgling and expert readers alike. A home for rigorous learning and critical thought. A pillar of support for young learners and the adults who guide them on their education journeys. All of this and more are what school libraries provide to their...
ZoteroZotero is a research tool that allows users to manage references. Users can store conventional bibliographic information - titles, authors, publishing dates, etc. - as well as metadata, personal notes, links, and PDFs. Zotero can generate bibliographies and in-text citations based on users’ stored items. It exists as a desktop application, a browser plugin, and a website in order to help users integrate information across online and o...
This ebook guide focuses on the wealth of children’s and young adult materials available to members of the Teachers College community. It was written in conjunction with the 2020 October Staff Picks, Children’s Awards: An Ebook Retrospective
This ebook guide focuses on the wealth of children’s and young adult materials available to members of the Teachers College community. It was written in conjunction with the 2020 October Staff Picks, Children’s Awards: An Ebook Retrospective
Mendeley is a free reference management software that enables users to organize, annotate, and share citations and data. Users can store conventional bibliographic information - titles, authors, publishing dates, etc. - as well as metadata, personal notes, links, and PDFs. References stored in other citation management software can be imported into Mendeley, and it can even recommend relevant papers based on users’ stored research. There are desktop and web applications to help users integrate their resources between a number of ...
At the start of the Spring 2020 semester, we launched our most collaborative Staff Picks collection of all time: the Book Potluck. The curation was carried out by fifteen library staff members across areas of expertise with the goal of increasing the visi...
Curating the children's award and honor book displays is one of my favorite activities during the academic year at our library. I'm always learning something new about building and promoting library collections, trends in youth publishing, and how combining this knowledge best helps us within ...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students Professor Nancy Sall's Fall 2020 course C&T 4502, Master’s Thesis: Early Childhood Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have...