Here in the Special Collections department, we often hear the question, “What kind of stuff do you have?” With 134 archival collections in over 6500 boxes on our shelves, that question can be a bit tricky! From our website, users Continue reading Representing Collections→
A few months ago, I posted an entry here about a new service in Google Scholar called Scholar Citation that allows scholars to track citations on their own works, complete with timeline graphics of citation traffic. Earlier, I wrote that Continue reading Track your citations through Google Scholar→
“I got my copy of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn when I was ten. It was given to me by an aunt who always treated me like an equal instead of child, so I took her selection with great gravitas. Continue reading From Anne of Green Gables to Twilight, Langsdale Staff write about books they read when they were young.→
Langsdale Library wants to know what will you be reading to bring in the Holiday Season?? I am pretty sure at Langsdale you could get some great ideas for books to purchase for gifts! Come see what we have.
A recent article from Wired editor Clive Thompson asks why students who have grown up as “digital natives” are so bad at searching. Interestingly enough, while Thompson describes the problems as being with searching, the article actually focuses mostly on Continue reading Why can’t Johnny Search?→