Kindle and Book by jamjar on Flickr One of the most talked about non-presidential debate stories recently was one about Amazon blocking a user from Norway from accessing all the ebooks she had purchased. Or should we say licensed. Amazon Continue reading Ebooks be DRMed
Who better than a research librarian to check facts on the campaign trail? A Washington (state) non-partisan election guide, Living Voters Guide, offers callers the expertise of reference librarians from the Seattle Public Library in fact-checking each comment/post on an Continue reading Question a politician’s statement? Librarians to the rescue
Open publication – Free publishing – More 2012 Find out what Langsdale has been up to for the last year.
Columbus Breaking the Egg (Christopher Columbus) by William Hogarth For a scientist — or anyone for that matter — to proclaim the discovery of a physical thing (a country, a particle, a planet, a new species of fish) has always Continue reading Columbus and a Sea of Blue Ideas
Even libraries are k-pop fans! Watch students, librarians and Testudo at UMD’s McKeldin Library showing their own Gangnam style:
Scrolling through the library databases, I came across something extremely different. There was a database geared towards something other than typical library research. It was a research database named Mango Languages. This database is loaded with tons of information about Continue reading Mango Languages: A Student Perspective
Langsdale Library has a new way to browse our DVD collection! Using our new online lists, you can easily see what DVDs we own and if they’re checked out. Here’s how you get there (trust me, it’s not as hard Continue reading UB DVDs Lists
Hello all of you voracious readers out there! For those of you who love to read and share your opinions and insights with others who are reading the same material, we invite you to participate in the Maryland Humanities Council’s Continue reading The Cellist of Sarajevo Program, Oct 2