Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

The UB Special Collections & Archives want to congratulate Lawrence Lanahan on his recently published book: The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. The Lines Between Us tells the story of inequality in Continue reading Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

Congratulations to the Winners and Participants of Inspired Discoveries 2019!

Great job to everyone who participated in the 2019 Inspired Discoveries symposium on May 3, 2019! Congratulations to William Herman, who won the research prize for his presentation, WWII and the Baloo and to Juan Pablo Soto, William Hyland, Larysa Paliaschuk, Continue reading Congratulations to the Winners and Participants of Inspired Discoveries 2019!

A Look Behind the Stacks: Leah Ruggiere, Intern

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many archival collections, books, and resources held by the repository for students and researchers to use. Archivists, librarians, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources accessible and to Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Leah Ruggiere, Intern

Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

This is the second blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection! If you’d like to read the first blog post in this two part series, please click here! Whether it’s when Continue reading Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection is Open for Research!

This is the first blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection in the Special Collections & Archives. The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Continue reading From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection is Open for Research!

Apply to Inspired Discoveries: Undergrad Symposium of Research & Creative Works

Apply now to present at the 9th annual Inspired Discoveries, a symposium of undergraduate research and creative works! One of Langsdale Library’s missions is to recognize, encourage, and celebrate research and academic achievements. Take this opportunity to share your hard Continue reading Apply to Inspired Discoveries: Undergrad Symposium of Research & Creative Works

Ditching the checklist: Evaluating information

Evaluating sources requires nuance, contextual understanding, and time to explore and validate the information. So, it’s not surprising a lot of us take shortcuts to determining what sources are credible. And shortcuts we take: See the just published study that Continue reading Ditching the checklist: Evaluating information

JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

Langsdale’s Special Collections was recently featured in Johns Hopkins University HUB after their students took great advantage of the wealth of resources at home in UB’s Learning Commons: “Students sift through archives to uncover the history of Baltimore’s ‘gayborhoods’”. Johns Continue reading JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

RED Talks: Research Engagement Day

RED Talks, Research Engagement Day, is next Tuesday and Langsdale can’t wait to celebrate the research and creative works of UB’s faculty and graduate students! RED Talks is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to share their research with Continue reading RED Talks: Research Engagement Day