Next week is the last week of classes for the fall semester which means it will soon be time for the Langsdale Library Free Coffee Break. This semester coffee will be available on the first floor:Monday through Thursday, December 6-9, Continue reading Stay awake! Study! Coffee at Langsdale Next Week
If you wanted to read the recent health care bill for yourself how would you find it? How about if you wanted to read a specific speech by President George H. W. Bush during his time in office? As it Continue reading The Federal Government Online!
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction Librarians at Langsdale Library. I joined UB in August this year, and have been enjoying my work here very much. You may have seen me at the reference desk, in Continue reading Going Farther with Google Maps
Hi – this is your student liaison, Dawn, again. While researching, are you finding everything you need? Don’t forget to use Langsdale’s interlibrary loan service. Interlibrary loan can allow you to retrieve documents, articles, or books that are not available Continue reading Don’t forget to use Interlibrary Loan
Confused about what’s fair in love, war and using multimedia? A recent blog post in the Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a new article providing students with guidelines for educational uses of multimedia. The authors, professors of communication and Continue reading New article on copyright
It’s International Education Week. . .so why not try a slice of Mango? Mango Languages is a FREE online language learning system available via Langsdale: Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese. Continue reading Go international, go Mango!
Langsdale Library and the College of Public Affairs are sponsoring Maryland Styles of Governance: the Past as Prologue a panel discussion featuring experts on the state’s recent governors and their leadership styles tonight, Monday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Continue reading Langsdale Hosts Styles of Governance TONIGHT
A new study out of the University of Washington School of Information finds that 84% of students don’t know where to go to start researching a topic. In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education notes that students Continue reading Survey reports students’ difficulty with research
This is Dawn, your student liaison. Well, the countdown continues and we only have five and ½ weeks left…could that be right? It doesn’t seem possible. With finals approaching, does everyone have everything they need in terms of research? If Continue reading Need help with research?
Recently in the Baltimore Sun Provost Joe Wood discussed transfer credits from new Baltimore startup, StraighterLine Inc, which offers individual courses online to students missing credits. The full article is available from the Baltimore Sun on campus or through Langsdale’s Continue reading Provost comments on new online courses from Baltimore-based company