Staff in Special Collections at Langsdale have been working with MICA students from Dan D’Oca’s 2010-11 Exhibition Development Seminar as they prepare their exhibit, Baltimore: Open City, which opens this Friday at the former North Avenue Market and runs through Continue reading Upcoming exhibit mixes art, archives, & politics
While students are off for spring break, furniture is moving about within the library. Langsdale Library is open for its regular hours (except for being closed on Friday), however, things may get a bit noisy at times on the first Continue reading Please pardon our progress.
Book: Paper Towns Author: John Green Reviewer: Pete Ramsey, Langsdale Library John Green is a fantastic author of young adult fiction, whose prose intelligently combines laugh-out-loud humor with insightful social commentary. Paper Towns may be the best of his books Continue reading Tuesday Book Recommendation!
Book: Room: A novel Author: Emma Donoghue Reviewer: Betsy Nix, College of Arts and Sciences The premise of this book sounds terrible–a mother and son trapped for years in an 11×11 room by a kidnapper. But that’s not really what Continue reading New faculty book recommendation
Langsdale Library has tons of new books and movies to relax with over Spring Break. Check out movies like: The Town (PN1997.2 .T69 2010) 127 Hours (PN1997.2 .A52 2011) Or books like: Room by Emma Donoghue (PR6054.O547R66 2010) Between a Continue reading Need a break?
Book: Unbroken: A World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption Author: Laura Hillenbrand Reviewer: Fred Guy, College of Arts and Sciences I’ve always had an interest in WWII, especially the war in the Pacific. This book is a Continue reading Tuesday Book Recommendation!
If you follow this blog, you’ve seen a number of posts concerning e-books. Langsdale is exploring what direction to take with e-books, and we’ve been soliciting feedback through the blog and informal surveys in the library. The library literature is Continue reading Way-Finding in an Electronic World
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction Librarians at Langsdale Library. This semester I’m teaching a section of IDIS 110 (Introduction to Information Literacy). Recently in class, I demonstrated how to create a “Mind Map” (sometimes called Continue reading Brainstorm with Mind Maps