This spring, The University of Baltimore Libraries, along with the 17 libraries across the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) will be implementing a new integrated library system (ILS), Alma, that will go live on May 23, 2024. Continue reading The University of Baltimore Libraries to migrate from Ex Libris ALEPH system to Alma/Primo system over Spring 2024
This is the second blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection! If you’d like to read the first blog post in this two part series, please click here! Whether it’s when Continue reading Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection
Visit the fundraising page to lend a hand When researchers are finished working with the archival boxes Special Collections pulls for them, I occasionally sneak a peek at the stash– just to be nosy, or to share an item of interest Continue reading Turn up the Volume on Voices from the Past
Charles Dyer and Joan Harris, outside UB’s Hilda and Michael Bogomolny Room Last Saturday, Langsdale Library honored the legacy of archival collection donor, Joan Y. Harris, ACSW. Ms. Harris devoted her career to Baltimore as a public school social worker, Continue reading Joan Y. Harris: Celebrating an Archival Legacy
I read an interesting interview last night with Christopher Poole. He also goes by the name moot and is the guy that coded the disposable image-sharing site 4chan. Be careful with that last link, though. While hugely popular, and arguably the source Continue reading When Did You Learn to Code? How About Your Kids?
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