Did you know that we have more than just books? Many still believe that libraries only have books. Yes, even today in our wondrous world of technology people still think this is true. In fact, we have over 35,000 full-text Continue reading Check us out… online
The National Archives building (via Wikipedia) Throughout my life, I’ve had a bizarre relationship with libraries. Bizarre because, as a child, I didn’t particularly like to read, though, for some reason, I still liked going to the library. I’m sure Continue reading The Problem with What a Library is?
My first encounter with Langsdale Library happened in 2006, when I was a graduate student at a university about 45 minutes down the road. Sure, I’d already lived in midtown Baltimore and worked at an art school up the hill Continue reading A Librarian’s First Impression of Langsdale
Image courtesy of James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University We often hear that libraries are losing relevance in the Internet Age; we have users and funders who say, “why do we need libraries – can’t you find most Continue reading Libraries Matter
Our third floor move. So it’s finally happening: Langsdale is–right now, as I type–moving. Our shelves are slowly being emptied of their books, office dust bunnies and lost, favorite pens revealed as the movers move file cabinets and bookshelves. Traffic Continue reading Pardon Our Dust
Time recently published an article on the future of libraries, describing them as more tech centers and maker spaces than repositories of books and print journals. We certainly see our own Langsdale providing more digital content (whether it be in Continue reading Langsdale of the Future, the Future of Langsdale