In the ongoing debate about whether AI language models like ChatGPT should be feared or embraced, RLB Library is choosing the latter. This semester, our writing consultants, tutors, and librarians are training on thousands of ChatGPT transcripts to learn how Continue reading ChatRLB
Over the next few years, the libraries in the University System of Maryland, including RLB Library, will work towards implementing a new integrated library system (ILS). Work has already begun on what we decided to call the Next-Gen ILS project Continue reading RLB Pantone Library
Since its inception the Robert L. Bogomolny Library has often gone by RLB Library, using the initials of its eponym and past president of The University of Baltimore. The problem with this is, I am sure, immediately obvious to all Continue reading RLB Library Announces New Name
Thanks to everyone who submitted entries to the RLB “I want to live in a library” essay contest. Congratulations to our winner: Frannie Goldsmith from Ogunquit, ME. Read below for the latest update on how Frannie is doing. Even with Continue reading “I want to live in a library” essay contest UPDATE: Winner Announced!
Boxing has its squared circle. The UFC has its octagon. But the RLB outdoes them all with its icosihenagons. That’s right, the RLB has four 21-sided glass rooms. One of them is used for accounting drop-in tutoring, and the other Continue reading The icosihenagons at the RLB
Back in 1986, a librarian named Constance Mellon identified a problem she labeled as “Library Anxiety”. She noted that college students in particular were prone to being ashamed of their research skills to the point where they didn’t want to Continue reading Check out a librarian!
Dateline: April Fool’s Day, 2015 In a dramatic turn of events, the plan to renovate Langsdale Library has been scrapped in favor of a plan to demolish the current building and construct a replacement on the existing site. Peter Keating of Continue reading New plan calls for Langsdale Library building to be demolished and replaced