Did you know that Langsdale Library offers a list of all of our newest materials? We do! Each month we’ll post an update letting you know about a few select titles, but there are far too many to mention here Continue reading New Print & Ebooks at Langsdale!
Just this past Monday, April 18, the Supreme Court decided not to take up the case of a long-running lawsuit against Google Books. The court’s decision is a win for Google, bringing an end to a decade-long court battle. The Continue reading Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google Books Case
So, Google won another round in the fair use battle, now what? Google has been forging the way for the digitization of books for just over a decade now, with little victory steps along the way as they have climbed Continue reading Google Wins Again!
When you need to fact-check information, there’s a lot of options: Snopes investigates rumors like “Nabisco is producing Fried Chicken Oreos”(false, by the way) LazyTruth is an app you can use to debunk stories in chain emails FactCheck.org uncovers claims Continue reading Searching for the Truth
We’ve had several postings about e-books this semester, trying to get a sense of user interest. In that vein of discussion, it seems that Google may be getting into the e-book market. Check out this Wall Street Journal article on Continue reading Google enters e-book market
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction Librarians at Langsdale Library. I joined UB in August this year, and have been enjoying my work here very much. You may have seen me at the reference desk, in Continue reading Going Farther with Google Maps
From Compiler: Wired Blogs:Google To Add Embedded Videos to Default Search Results We’re here at Google’s Searchology event in Mountain View. Google’s Marissa Mayer has announced that the company is launching a new, integrated search experience Wednesday called Universal Search. Continue reading Google Universal Search Launched Today