The UB Writing Center Goes to MAWCA

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 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’