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We had the pleasure of receiving a little positive feedback from Luke over at Baruch College about our Wordpress presentation.   He is actually working on a blog project for their school as well (called "Blogs@Baruch", members only access).  We appreciate the positive words and look forward to talking to you about stuff like this in the future! Read Luke's full post here
{{unknown}} {{unknown}} The Gottesman Libraries is looking for participants for a 30-minute study of Pressible, a publishing system we support. During that time you would complete ten short tasks, and then answer a few questions about your experience. The first ten participants will receive a $10 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble Booksellers. We are looking for people who are not currently users of Pressible. Your image, voice and screen action will all be recorded, however they will not be reproduced or published without your express permission. This experience will a...
If you’re interested in hearing about the process of developing Pressible, make your way down to Baruch College’s “vertical campus” this weekend. Eric Buth and Patrick Carey will be discussing Pressible at Wordcamp on Saturday. Check back soon for details about their presentation!
Title: Philosophy and real politics Author: Raymond Geuss Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008 Check it Out: A71 .G46 2008 From the Publisher: Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. But in Philosophy and Real Politics, Raymond Geuss argues that philosophers should first try to un...
You're at the desk. It's not easy, we know. But in between the emotional peaks and valleys that come with providing Service, we're asking you to learn about the shifting work of libraries. And create a bridge. Yes, a bridge. A bridge between the library and TC! And, pardon the expanding metaphor, but here's the roadmap: You're on the Service Team, and you already know a lot about TC: your work, your program, and the people around you every day. But to build this bridge we're going to need you to learn more about libraries. Specifically, we're asking you to join the Pressible pub...
Title: It is well with my soul : the extraordinary life of a 106-year-old woman Author: Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson with Patricia Mulcahy Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, c2010 Check It Out: E185.97.J67 A3 2010 From the Publisher: On January 20, 2009, Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson woke up “before dawn and put on...
Post Title:<Title of Book> Title: <title in bold> Author: <First Name Middle Initial. Last Name; also include forward by, or editor info if it is a compilation or reader> Publisher: <Publishing Location: Publisher, Year of publication> Check It Out: <Call Number linked to Library Catalog record> From the Publisher: <link to publisher's website about the book>: copy and paste the publisher's summary paragraph of the book. About th...
Title: Deweyan Inquiry: From Education Theory to Practice Author: James Scott Johnston Publisher: Albany, NY : SUNY Press, c2009. Check It Out:  LB875.D5 J64 2009 From the Publisher: Deweyan Inquiry brings John Dewey’s theory of inquiry together with educational theory and practice. James Scott Johnston uses Dewe...
If you're just discovering Pressible, or have some questions you'd like to have answered by the team, we are hosting a Workshop series (Tuesday, September 7th, and Wednesday September 15th) at 4:00pm in the Second Floor Collaboration Space.   We are holding office hours right this very minute 2nd Floor Collaboration space, and will be here next thursday from 3 - 5pm as well.   Come by and say hello!
Title: Whitewashing War  Historical Myth, Corporate Textbooks, and Possibilities for Democratic Education Author: Christopher R. Leahey ; foreword by E. Wayne Ross Publisher: New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, c2010 Check It Out: DS557.74 .L43 2010 From the Publisher: ...