Langsdale On the Go! kiosk It is difficult to disassociate libraries with books. Drive down any main street in the US and chances are you will run across a public library marked with the logo of a silhouetted human-type-figure sitting Continue reading Graven and digital tablets: new technology at Langsdale
One Sunday evening in March, I joined several friends for our annual fantasy baesball draft (please don’t tell my wife, I told her I was going to a brothel). Somewhat surprisingly given the nature of the gathering, much of the Continue reading Ebooks anyone?
Albert Einsteinakg-images / Universal Images Group Spring Break has come and gone. The countdown of the last 6 weeks begins now. It’s time to begin thinking about those final papers and projects that will be due soon. Research is usually Continue reading Need help researching for end of the year papers?
Printing Press circa 1811; Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany Technology has become a part of our everyday lives. With the growing desire for faster and easier technology, the staff at Langsdale is always striving to keep up with the Continue reading New technology at Langsdale
Langsdale Library is always looking for ways to make things easier and faster for faculty and students. Well, we have successfully made retrieving E-reserves as simple as 1 click. Watch the before and after demonstration. Then try it out for Continue reading Fewer clicks, no extra passwords
Did you know that almost 1/5 of Americans polled own tablets or e-readers? According to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project report, ownership of both type devices almost doubled during the holiday season. As of January 2012, 19% Continue reading e-reader ownership up substantially
News is flying around Apple’s new tool to create multimedia textbooks for the iPad. Last week Apple announced its iBooks Author, which allows anyone to create an e-book on the ePub3 platform. Touted as the “Garage Band” app for authors, Continue reading Will Apple change the future of textbooks?
We’ve had several postings about e-books this semester, trying to get a sense of user interest. In that vein of discussion, it seems that Google may be getting into the e-book market. Check out this Wall Street Journal article on Continue reading Google enters e-book market
This is your student liaison, Dawn. Congratulations students – we have almost reached the ½ way mark of our semester. Finally! I wanted to check in with you about a device that Langsdale may provide. Langsdale Library is conducting a Continue reading Do you want ebooks?
Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book explores the meaning of censorship, and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves. Contributors including Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Orhan Pamuk, David Continue reading Burn This Book