Happy NaMoWriMo! It is officially November, which means it is officially National Novel Writing Month as well. The event began in 1999, and last year there were over 480,000 participants. Over 1000 libraries, bookstores, and community centers found new ways Continue reading Happy NaMoWriMo
Photo credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Bill Hrybyk “Mikulski’s legacy starts with the ‘battle of the road.’” That’s the Baltimore Sun headline that caught my eye on the iPad this morning. Columnist Dan Rodricks highlights the roots of Senator Barbara Mikulski’s Continue reading Roots in the Road Fights
Mark Twain via Wikipedia There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. – Mark Twain How does one chose a single university out of all the stellar universities in this country? Answer: Rankings? Earlier this month, US News Continue reading The Ranking Jangle in Higher Ed
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by.Douglas Adams by flicker user anniemole When it comes to writing, we all have to face down deadlines. Whether it’s a student working on a term paper, a librarian trying Continue reading Churnalism: Holding Journalists Accountable
Want to know what is going on in your library? You can find out by reading the latest issue of the Langsdale Link! This issue contains details on several events Langsdale is sponsoring this semester, including celebrations to honor alumni Continue reading Read the Spring 2010 edition of the Langsdale Link
The spring issue of Langsdale’s newsletter, the Link, is now available at http://langsdale.ubalt.edu/news/langsdale_link/index.htm. Please read; we hope you find it informative and entertaining.
This semester’s edition of the Langsdale Link (the official Newsletter of Langsdale Library) is chock-full of information about Langsdale and its services. Here is what you can find “inside”: Welcome from the new directorNew Library Director Lucy Holman provides an Continue reading Read all about Langsdale: The Fall 08 Langsdale Link is here!
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries provides reviews of materials of interest to those in higher education. Each year they publish over 7,000 reviews of books, electronic resources and Internet sites. These reviews are one tool used by many librarians Continue reading Langsdale Library now offers online access to Choice.
Yes, you read that right. The Office of Citizen Services and Communications at the U.S. General Services Administration has created a new blog about government information, with a different blogger for each day of the week (meet them here). They’d Continue reading The Government Has a Blog
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