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Michael Shochet
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Check out a librarian!
Back
in 1986, a librarian named Constance Mellon identified a problem she labeled as
“ Library
Anxiety ”.  She noted that college students in particular were prone to
being ashamed of their research skills to the point where they didn’t want to
ask for help...
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Information Literacy tops CHE Trends Report
Information Literacy tops the 2017 Chronicle of Higher Education trends report , which “outlines 10 key shifts in higher education.” Librarians and other educators have been championing information literacy for decades, so labeling this as a “shift” is not ...
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Living in a Post-Truth World
The Oxford Dictionaries’ 2016 Word of the Year is Post-Truth : 'relating to or denoting circumstances in which
objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to
emotion and personal belief."  This word
seems all too appropriate ...
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Langsdale Library’s Summer Hours
Tuesday, May 24 -- Monday, August 8: Monday
– Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Friday:
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday:
1 – 5 p.m. Sunday: CLOSED Saturday
– Monday, May 28 – 30: CLOSED (Memorial Day holiday) Saturday – Monday, July 2 - 4: CLOSED (July 4 th holiday)
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Langsdale to become latest link in the chain
The renovated Langsdale Library could feature a copy Bill Woodrow's Sitting on History sculpture  that is in front of the British Library via Wikimedia Commons  [CC BY 3.0] At the beginning of The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the A...
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Langsdale to become latest link in the chain
The renovated Langsdale Library could feature a copy Bill Woodrow's Sitting on History sculpture  that is in front of the British Library via Wikimedia Commons  [CC BY 3.0] At the beginning of The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the A...
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When I was a student, I was very good at
procrastination.  Apparently this is a
skill held by many students.  So much so,
that in 2010, the Europa
University Viadrina’s Writing Center came up with the idea of inviting
students to spend the night in the libr...
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The Business Plans Handbook is the library ebook of the month
Do you have an idea for a business?  Maybe you want to develop a business plan?  If so, Langsdale Library has a number of resources that could help.  For example, we have information on industry trends, outlooks and barriers to entry in databases like IBISW...
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New plan calls for Langsdale Library building to be demolished and replaced
In a dramatic turn of events, the plan to renovate Langsdale
Library has been scrapped in favor of a plan to demolish the current building
and construct a replacement on the existing site.  Peter Keating of the renowned architectural
firm Francon & Hayes ha...
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