University of Baltimore RLB Library Awarded CLIR Grant for Recordings at Risk

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On April 30, 2021, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced the award of nearly $553,000 to fund 17 Recordings at Risk projects. Among this year’s recipients is The University of Baltimore Foundation for the 12 month project: Continue reading University of Baltimore RLB Library Awarded CLIR Grant for Recordings at Risk

Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”

Toni Morrison called Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, Between the World and Me, “required reading” when it was published in 2015. Amid the events of 2020, including the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the protests alongside a national reckoning with racism Continue reading Seeing Baltimore Through the Archives: “Between the World and Me”

A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Michelle Hickson

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Michelle Hickson

First Television Station in Baltimore

In 1956, 2” Quad became the first videotape format with commercial success. From that point until the late 1970s, this video format was used to record the vast majority of broadcast television. The playback equipment needed to view 2” Quad tape is Continue reading First Television Station in Baltimore