Fall’s here, which means, among other things (school starting being one), that hardly a day will go by without hearing about some kind of award ceremony, even if it doesn’t take place till the end of the year. Gowns are Continue reading Please, No More Award Ceremonies
Now’s your chance to register for this year’s Bmore Historic unconference, which will be held Friday, October 11th at the Maryland Historical Society. What is Bmore Historic? According to the event website, it’s “a participant-led unconference for scholars, students, professionals Continue reading Bmore Historic Unconference
Today marks the start of Banned Books Week, a celebration of intellectual freedom and the ability of libraries to provide books of all types to their users. Every year the Office of Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association receives Continue reading Banned Books Week
The good news kept rolling in on Wednesday, when the City Paper’s 2013 “Best of Baltimore” (BoB) issue hit the streets. Langsdale boasts a connection with not just one, but two BoB winners: sometime Circulation assistant Abdu Eaton (UB class Continue reading Langsdale Staffers Get Best of Baltimore Props
You’ve put in all that work. Your thesis/dissertation has been accepted. You’re ready to turn print copies in to Langsdale for binding. But, did you know that you can also put an electronic copy into a database that is accessible Continue reading Thesis and Dissertation Writers – Show the World Your Work!
Paul Moscatt in his studio, via website What do a bunch of artists holed up in an old, bottle-cap factory have to do with librarians holed up in the Special Collections Dept. of Langsdale? More than you might think. Let’s Continue reading Station North, and Those that Make it all Artsy
Mark Twain via Wikipedia There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. – Mark Twain How does one chose a single university out of all the stellar universities in this country? Answer: Rankings? Earlier this month, US News Continue reading The Ranking Jangle in Higher Ed
On the drive home tonight, I listened to a compelling argument for a broad liberal arts education from UB’s President, Bob Bogomolny. He acknowledged that the world today is changing at such a rate that students must prepare for not Continue reading President Bogomolny on WYPR’s Humanities Connection
Langsdale’s Special Collections department has been very busy with efforts to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his I Have a Dream speech. Digital Archivist Aiden Faust worked with Continue reading Langsdale honors anniversary of 1963 March on Washington
Flicker via Legozilla If you’ve been in Langsdale Library lately, you may have uttered that very statement. In early summer 2013 the final copier was officially removed as we’ve upgraded copying options with two KIC kiosk scanners. The first scanner Continue reading Where, Oh Where Have the Copiers Gone?