It’s that time of year again. Time to get your spook on! Here’s a sampling of some of the titles that Langsdale owns to help you celebrate fright night. Did you check out our staff member Adele’s October display on Continue reading Horror at Langsdale
If you missed the Faculty Authors celebration held at Langsdale on October 23 (or even if you didn’t), you can browse a list of books authored by UB faculty and available at Langsdale by going to WorldCat Lists. WorldCat is Continue reading WorldCat Lists: Showcasing UB Authors and Langsdale Collections
This week is open access week, and we encourage faculty and students to learn more about what open access means to scholarly activity and publishing. Here’s a great animated video that will introduce you to the concept. It was created Continue reading Do you understand open access?
Are you looking for an extreme experience this Halloween? Is your idea of celebrating this spooky season all about facing your darkest fears head-on? There are haunted attractions that play into the many rational or irrational phobias of their patrons—catering to frights Continue reading Calling All Bibliophiles and Bibliophobics: The Langsdale Book Sale is Nigh!
There have been recent posts in the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Lingua Franca blog arguing the positive and negative consequences of the Internet on writing. Journalist Clive Thompson, author of the new book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Continue reading How the Internet Has Impacted Writing
Ali Smith of Baltimore’s Holistic Life Foundation. Photo by Noel Hidalgo. Something in my news feed caught my eye this morning: A Classroom in the Now, a brief article about the rising popularity of mindfulness meditation and its potential to help Continue reading Mindfulness in Education
Every two years, Langsdale Library and the Office of the Provost recognize the book publishing accomplishments of our faculty. This year, Faculty Authors is on Wednesday, October 23, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Langsdale, on the second floor. Continue reading Faculty Authors 2013
Educause, a leading organization focused on information-technology issues in higher education released its 2013 ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology from the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) last week. The report, which includes survey data from Continue reading National Study on College Students and IT Notes New Trends
Something to get you through the week: Mr Bean doing what Mr Bean does, only in a library. For more information on Langsdale’s Special Collections, click here. Or, to read some posts about the things they do, click here.
It’s often overlooked that Langsdale is a participant in the Federal Depository Library Program. I thought I’d highlight a number of types of information that the country is unable to access while the shutdown continues and their importance. As you’ll Continue reading The Importance of Government Information