The National Book Awards for fiction, poetry and nonfiction were announced last night (despite the National Book Foundation’s headquarters suffering significant structural damage due to Sandy) at an event aimed to give the publishing world a new pizazz and relevance. Continue reading News in the World of Books and Libraries
Open publication – Free publishing – More 2012 Find out what Langsdale has been up to for the last year.
I recently read a blog post from the Chronicle of Higher Education about a new twist to roving reference. Roving reference means that a librarian strolls around areas where students are computing answering questions that may arise. While that model Continue reading Paging a Librarian
Professor Anastasia Salter discusses the value of games in the library in a recent post in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s blog Wired. She states that campus libraries are a great location for games because of extended hours and the Continue reading Games in the Library
It is fairly easy to find information on the internet, but how can we find good information on the web? A blogger for Scientific American provides several tips for finding high quality content on the web. Among his recommendations are Continue reading Finding good information online: A Biologist’s perspective
“If you’re interesting enough to find your refuge in the library, you’re usually pretty interesting to talk to.” That’s Glenn Slater’s point of view as reported in the New York Post.