Happy Birthday, “Pink Flamingos”

From the University of Baltimore’s 1972 yearbook, page 11 Exactly 42 years ago today, John Waters’s feature film, Pink Flamingos, premiered at the Langsdale Library auditorium. The event was sponsored by the 3rd annual Baltimore Film Festival. The following is Continue reading Happy Birthday, “Pink Flamingos”

President Bogomolny on WYPR’s Humanities Connection

On the drive home tonight, I listened to a compelling argument for a broad liberal arts education from UB’s President, Bob Bogomolny. He acknowledged that the world today is changing at such a rate that students must prepare for not Continue reading President Bogomolny on WYPR’s Humanities Connection

Welcome to A Few New Faces!

This summer Langsdale is fortunate to be joined by two budding librarians, Lindsay and Rachel. You may have seen their faces at the reference desk over the last few weeks or months. Now is your chance to learn a little Continue reading Welcome to A Few New Faces!

Get to Know: Phil DeLoria

With such success last summer finding out information about the staff of Langsdale Library, we are bringing you four new faces from our library staff for you to “get to know.”This past winter, Phil DeLoria, the University Archivist in our Special Collections library, Continue reading Get to Know: Phil DeLoria

Assessment in Action at Langsdale

The University of Baltimore has been selected as one of 75 institutions to participate in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) program Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success.  The schools selected to participate in the program Continue reading Assessment in Action at Langsdale

Open Access: What is it and why does it matter?

Attention students, faculty, staff, and administrators: Do you know about Open Access and how it relates to all of us in the UB community? “Open access (OA) is a worldwide movement wherein full-text scholarly articles are completely free and unrestricted Continue reading Open Access: What is it and why does it matter?