Just in time for spring, Langsdale’s iMacs now have Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud installed on them. Adobe Creative Cloud is a suite of Adobe programs, including InDesign and Photoshop. Our 13 lab iMacs also recently got upgraded to Continue reading NEW software at Langsdale
Every year one of the greatest things about Baltimore City, Free Fall Baltimore, sneaks up on me before I know it. Free Fall offers you a chance to attend hundreds of FREE events throughout Baltimore city. Arts, music, and theater Continue reading Free Fall Baltimore!
As every college student knows, textbooks are expensive! The game is rigged: publishers are constantly releasing new editions of textbooks with only slight changes to the material, but if you don’t buy the overpriced textbook, you’re going to have a Continue reading Free textbooks! What’s not to like?
We’ve all had that moment when, looking at Facebook, we wonder, “Why am I seeing an ad for that?” Its not often that we get to peek behind the curtain of online advertising and get a glimpse of how companies Continue reading How well does Facebook know you?
Just this past Monday, April 18, the Supreme Court decided not to take up the case of a long-running lawsuit against Google Books. The court’s decision is a win for Google, bringing an end to a decade-long court battle. The Continue reading Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google Books Case
At the beginning of this spring semester, Langsdale Library’s homepage got a facelift. If you visit our website on a mobile device, you will notice that the layout of our site changes to better fit your screen. Both the desktop Continue reading Do you use Langsdale’s resources on your phone/tablet?
Believe it or not, decisions made by the Librarian of Congress impact yourday-to-day life. Every 3 years, the Librarian of Congress gets to decide on exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The DMCA is a law passed in Continue reading Hands Off!
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
Getting to Know Carolyn Cox Carolyn Cox is the new Senior Integrated Digital Services Librarian at Langsdale Library. We’re excited to have her with us and wanted to give her an opportunity to share a little bit about herself Continue reading A New Face at Langsdale
In 1977, “The Archbishop’s Ceiling,” a play by the American playwright Arthur Miller, premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In the play, three friends seek to convince an Eastern European author to defect to the West. Having Continue reading The Walls Have Ears