Author Archives: Donald Juedes

About Donald Juedes

Librarian for Art History, Classics, Film & Media Studies, and Near Eastern Studies

Clueless about Chemistry? Me, too…

Doing research in Chemistry and have no idea where to begin? Please, come to the library’s Information Desk and ask to speak with the librarian on duty! But, here’s a secret: you can get a head-start by trying the sources on the Chemistry … Continue reading

Museums Studies Research: Near & Far

If you’re studying for an MA in Museum Studies or enrolled in the undergraduate Museums & Society program – or, if you’re just plain interested in museums – you may want to know about resources you can use here and … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New: Archaeology & GIS

Toss away your preconceived notions of the stereotypical archaeologist – today’s artifact sleuths are harnessing a cutting-edge geospatial technology – Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – to identify, document, and better understand ancient cultures from around the world. Objects from thousands … Continue reading

Summer “Camp” – Quirky Videos for Summer Evenings!

Is the summer heat wiping you out? Do you just need something fun to watch at the end of the day? Baltimore is well-known for its campy humor, probably best characterized in the films of John Waters. So, when in Baltimore, do as … Continue reading

Surrealism at Mid-Century: Exhibit Opening on Friday, April 25th

“That’s totally surreal!” – a common buzz-phrase we hear these days, usually when someone finds something weird or utterly unbelievable. But, did you know that the word “surreal” is a very specific term that has its roots in a 20th-century … Continue reading

Hey…Something Looks Different

If you’ve been on M Level of the library lately, walking to the printing room or on your way over to BroCo, you may have noticed that the enormous wall of books near the printing room looks suddenly more colorful. … Continue reading

The Enthusiastic Voter!

OK, today is the big day: Election Day!  Psyched, right? As you’re preparing to cast your vote, you might be interested in perusing some of these sources. Knowledge is power! Pro/Con: 2012 Presidential Election Gallup Polls: Election 2012 Rock the … Continue reading

Images for Scientists & Engineers: Where to Look?

More and more, engineers and scientists need visual materials for their work. Civil engineers need images of bridges and buildings; astronomers need pictures of galaxies and nebulae; biologists want to see microbes up close and personal. A picture is worth … Continue reading

Who Knew? Library Guides you might not expect!

When you think of libraries, what springs to mind? Books, research databases, datasets, videos, incredibly helpful librarians like me (smile)… right? Well, you might be surprised to know that the guides below are very popular among the MSEL’s biggest fans. Check them … Continue reading

Mac is Back! Printing Works (we think)…

To all our beloved Mac users, we’re pretty sure we’ve finally solved that annoying, puzzling printing problem you’ve all been enduring. Our systems staff members have been working tirelessly, and we think the problem has been solved! So, there are … Continue reading