It’s a home, a university square where students and faculty will work together. It’s designed to inspire both individual research and collaboration. Kyle Fierstien The library is certainly home to us! With only a week before the highly anticipated move Continue reading Library 2.0: the new UB library
This photo by unknown author is licensed under cc by-nc-nd 2.0 Here’s an interesting essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the changes (losses) we face in academic libraries and the impact on higher education (and I would argue Continue reading Libraries’ place in the university
Did you know that your UB 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 Continue reading New Materials at the Library!
When I was younger we changed this a bit and used tiny cups of candy to leave on the doorsteps of our friends. We’d ring the doorbell then run and hide so we could watch them pick it up and Continue reading A Tribute to a Forgotten May Day Tradition
So, now it’s crunch time with final papers and presentations coming due in the next few weeks. You need a couple of photos to illustrate your points. Where do you turn? Well, there is one resource available to you here Continue reading An Image Database to the Rescue–Britannica ImageQuest!
New Materials at the Library! Did you know that the UB 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 Continue reading New Materials at the Library
Over the past few years, Langsdale has seen more than its fair share of changes. One of the biggest changes is just around the corner when we return to a renovated building at 1420 Maryland Ave. shortly after the Spring Continue reading Langsdale to become The Land of AS
Attending and presenting at conferences is part of academic life. Professionals in higher education share their research and intellectual interests with communities of peers at local, regional, national, or international meetings of disciplinary organizations. A conference presentation is an important Continue reading The UB Writing Center Goes to MAWCA
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
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