The London 2012 Olympics are embracing the social web, especially Twitter. You can follow just about every athlete, team and news organization, along with a variety of Olympic Twitter feeds. Twitter is a social media platform that allows users to Continue reading Olympics, Twitter, and Access to Information
Although I can’t imagine that many students are going to jump at the opportunity to sign up for additional, non-credit classes at the beginning of the fall semester – no matter how free they are – I shall nevertheless continue Continue reading Internet Cats and Free Online Classes
In these waning days of July, often permeated by hot and sultry days, I get wanderlust and think how great it would be to travel to some enchanted place. A destination that readily comes to mind is Italy. It is Continue reading The Art of Travel
When Artscape rises from the Baltimore streets, do you run to the hills, or go “downy oshun” to avoid it, or embrace its sights and sounds and aromas? Artscape is the biggest free open air art festival in the country. Continue reading Artscape is coming! Artscape is coming!
Meet Adele Marley Adele works in the Circulation department here at Langsdale. Having started here not too long ago, Adele has stayed close to her old place of employement, the Decker Library at MICA, only a few steps away from Continue reading Getting to know U, Senior Year
A mobile division of the New York Public Library Getty Images / Universal Images Group/via Image Quest I’ve always been fascinated by the seemingly endless repetition of phenomena that after my eye has been drawn to just one occurrence, no Continue reading Rhyming Libraries and Loops
Looking for something to read for the 4th of July? You have a whole day off, you might as well take advantage of it by reading one of Langsdale Library’s fascinating books. How about kicking back with a copy of Continue reading Four for the Fourth
Meet Ivy Patterson Owens. Ivy is the full time cataloger for the Langsdale Library. Ivy absolutely belongs in a library. Reading is her passion. She enjoys old fashioned mysteries, historical novels, fairy tales and anything Jane Austen. As part of our Continue reading Getting to know U, Junior Year