October is American Archives Month and October 3, 2018 is #AskAnArchivist Day! Archivists nation-wide will be on Twitter answering your questions about archives and archivists! This is a one-day event, sponsored by the Society of American Archivists. Archivists have Continue reading Join Us for #AskAnArchivist Day Oct. 3!
The Special Collections and Archives Department is happy to announce that the Fred E. Weisgal Papers are now open for research! Fred E. Weisgal (b. 1919 – d. 1991) was a prominent civil rights attorney in Baltimore during the twentieth-century. Continue reading From the Archive: The Fred E. Weisgal Papers are Open for Research!
Many people have benefited from the unique archival materials we have here at UB Special Collections and Archives department. The collections inspire countless researchers, students and faculty to learn more about the artifacts they’ve uncovered. There’s more to Continue reading Leaving a Legacy Honoring the History of Archive Donors
The Robert L. Bogomolny Library and the University of Baltimore are thrilled to be chosen as 1 of 79 institutions, nationally, to receive a $15,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts to fund an NEA Big Read Program. Continue reading Book Drive for the NEA Big Read at UB
One of the most rewarding aspects of working in Special Collections & Archives is the opportunity to host student learning experiences. We work with undergrads and grads who are students from UB and area colleges on a variety of projects—internships, Continue reading Learning in the Archives: An Intern’s Experience
Views of Special Collections and Archives in the Learning Commons Summer is a wonderful time to conduct original research. With a break from classes, students and faculty alike take advantage of this time to rest, travel, and visit the archives! Continue reading Looking for the Archives?
Did you know that the Robert L. Bogomolny 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 Continue reading New Materials at the Library!!!
The Oldfields School visits Langsdale Library’s Special Collection For the month of May, Oldfields School for Girls does a 2-week experiential learning program for the students to get a wide variety of history, art and culture. Last week, Oldfields students Continue reading The Oldfields School visits Langsdale Library’s Special Collection
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