Do you wish you could create a map using data from different sources, including your own data? Well, the RLB Library has available a resource called PolicyMap, a state-of-the-art mapping platform with access to a vast geographic data warehouse. Through Continue reading Create Custom Maps Using PolicyMap
Read about the history of the Poe statue Baltimore Heritage, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that works in a variety of ways to preserve and bring awareness to the many historic buildings and neighborhoods in Baltimore. They’ve built an excellent Continue reading Research the History of Your House: A Guide from Baltimore Heritage
Orientation season just wrapped up. All summer long, various departments on campus work together to introduce freshmen, transfer, graduate and international students to the University of Baltimore, along with new faculty and staff. Orientation can be overwhelming. You have to Continue reading Orientation Season
I was trying to think of a title for this blog entry that would grab readers attention, something shocking. But then I began to think of the recent events that include cannibalism, mass murders, and (shudder) worst of all, elections Continue reading Local Lawyer/Journalist Tortured!
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction librarians at Langsdale Library, and I also teach the Information Literacy (IDIS 110) course in first-year student learning communities. In my course, I like to include a segment where students Continue reading Open Data Applications
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