So, Google won another round in the fair use battle, now what? Google has been forging the way for the digitization of books for just over a decade now, with little victory steps along the way as they have climbed Continue reading Google Wins Again!
Unlike Christopher Walken in The Dead Zone or Sissy Spacek in Carrie, we here at the library don’t have extra-sensory perception, we can’t see into the future, and we can’t make stuff move with our brainwaves. So when we want Continue reading Scares in the Stacks
The “open access” movement is defined by the belief that scholarly research, like journal articles and research studies, ought to be freely accessible to the greatest number of people in order to have maximum possible positive impact. Every day, research Continue reading Open Access Week
What is Resource Sharing you ask? It’s based on a simple concept; no library will be able to own everything its users need. In Langsdale Library’s Book & Document Delivery Department we share our resources with other libraries so that Continue reading Resource Sharing at Langsdale Library
Did you know that Langsdale Library offers a list of all of our newest materials? We do! Each month we’ll post an update letting you know about a few select titles, but there are far too many to mention here Continue reading New Materials at Langsdale
Baltimore-born author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates was one of the 2015 recipients of the MacArthur Fellows Program “Genius Grant.” This grant selects a handful of recipients each year to receive $625,000 over a five year period with no strings attached. Continue reading A ‘Genius’ Among Us
Digital Maryland is a collaborative, statewide digitization program located at the Baltimore Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center with the mission “to facilitate the digitization and digital exhibition of the historical and cultural documents, images, audio and video held Continue reading Digital Maryland AV Conference