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Using Children's Literature to Teach in Today's Classroom: FAQs

A list of resources supporting the use of children's literature in today's classroom, including a representative list of children's books that have been, or can be, used by teachers.

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Recurring questions about the Library's resources, policies and procedures are answered here.

FAQs about the NYIT Library


 Students often ask the following questions: 

Q1. How do I access the NYIT Library's online journal and reference databases?
A1. Click the Databases A-Z link or the Find Articles in Databases link on the Library home page. Alternatively, click here.

Q2. Can I access NYIT Library databases remotely (from my home or office)?
A2. Yes. In most cases, you'll be asked to LOG IN using your myNYIT Portal/E-mail username & password. From ON CAMPUS, login is NOT requred.

Q3. Where can I get help in WRITING my research papers?
A3. Consider contacting and visiting the NYIT Writing Center.

Q4. Where can I get help FORMATTING my research papers using APA (or MLA) style?
A4. There's much help available ONLINE. Establish a RefWorks account (from on campus);Or try KnightCite and/or Citation Machine. For comprehensive in-depth discussion and clear examples of APA, MLA and Chicago/Turabian formatting, an excellent source is Purdue's OWL (Online Writing Lab).

Q5. How do I find BOOKS (print and/or electronic) in the NYIT Library?
A5. Use BEARCAT, the NYIT Library's online materials catalog.

Q6. How do I configure my laptop to use the NYIT wireless network in the Library?
A6. Find information about NYIT's wireless network, including instructions on how to configure YOUR laptop for wireless connectivity (depending on YOUR operating system), HERE and/or HERE. If, after configuring your laptop, you STILL have trouble connecting to our wireless network, phone Service Central at 1-516-686-1400.

Q7. Is there an all-purpose technical support HELPLINE at NYIT?
A7. Yes. For help with technical issues, including wireless conncectivity, login problems, and more, NYIT's Service Central can be reached at x1400 (1-516-686-1400).

For a more complete list of NYIT Library FAQs, click here.

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