Langsdale and the ALC are thrilled to brag a little about our Fall 2017 semester offering of workshops. We’re gearing up for this semester with a full staff and a full list of workshops FREE to UB students. Whether you’re Continue reading New Semester, New Workshops!
Langsdale Library and the ALC are open all summer long and we’re here to support you through all your tough summer courses! Working on a research project? Make an appointment with a Reference Librarian or drop by the reference desk Continue reading Academic Support @ Langsdale
Registering for Practicum in Writing (WRIT 200) or Advanced Expository Writing (WRIT 300) next semester? The Upper-Division Writing Placement Test is required of all UB students registering for these courses. Students are only allowed to take the test once, and Continue reading Writing Placement Test Prep
Business, Psych, Criminal Justice, or any other APA major? Don’t miss this opportunity to demo APA Style CENTRAL for free during the month of November. The ALC will be hosting a walk-in clinic for students and faculty to explore the Continue reading APA Style Central Tutorials
In the Winter of 2015, the University of Baltimore’s Klein Family School of Design became the new home of the Baltimore Poetry Library, the largest independent collection of poetry in the Baltimore metropolitan area. In an effort to expedite campus-wide Continue reading Baltimore Poetry Library comes to Langsdale
Happy NaMoWriMo! It is officially November, which means it is officially National Novel Writing Month as well. The event began in 1999, and last year there were over 480,000 participants. Over 1000 libraries, bookstores, and community centers found new ways Continue reading Happy NaMoWriMo
For the first Writing Wednesday, help us welcome the Achievement and Learning Center to Langsdale Library! The move actually happened back in August, but this exciting merge makes offering services to the UB community even more accessible. The ALC supports Continue reading Happy Writing Wednesday!
There are times when each of us feels overwhelmed or discouraged in our lives. In times of worry and uncertainty, I take refuge in the words of writers I admire. One of my literary heroes is James Baldwin, whose work Continue reading Who’s Your Literary Hero?
There have been recent posts in the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Lingua Franca blog arguing the positive and negative consequences of the Internet on writing. Journalist Clive Thompson, author of the new book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Continue reading How the Internet Has Impacted Writing
A recent survey by American Public Media’s Marketplace and the Chronicle of Higher Education shows that employers see internships and other work experiences as important to success; the degree alone does not ensure that the new hire has the requisite Continue reading New Survey Shows Student Internships Key Factor in Success