Category Archives: Building Update

The Board Is Back!

There is a Suggestion Board on Eisenhower Library’s M Level, across from the elevators. This board used to be a treasure house of good questions/suggestions from you, and witty replies from a department head who tended the board as if … Continue reading

What’s New on C Level?

Your favorite bricks-and-mortar location for science, engineering, and medicine — that’s C Level, of course — has made some changes. Let’s discuss. I went to the shelf where I always find the books that I use, but they weren’t there. … Continue reading

Composting on the go!

Last year Homewood Recycling distributed a survey about composting and recycling needs on campus. From the 400 responses, they determined that additional composting bins were desired and that the library was a prime location. Though we’ve offered composting in the BLC … Continue reading

Who Moved My Cheese…er… I Mean Furniture?

Because we never pass by a chance to be green (and we’re finding it easier than Kermit said we would!), we’ve worked with our Office of Sustainability to find two non-profits (Baltimore City Public Schools and Habitat for Humanity) to … Continue reading

Summer in the Library

I’m always amused by my grad students who ask me each May – what are you doing this summer? Working of course! You may be lighting out for the territory – heading home, off to Europe, Asia, or Latin America, or … Continue reading

BLC Gold

It’s not just Olympians who win gold! Our own Brody Learning Commons has just received LEED Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. What does this mean? It means that the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC) recognizes that we’ve incorporated … Continue reading

Dust Bunnies Beware!

Do you ever look around your house or dorm room and wonder how it got so dusty? Well imagine looking around the historic George Peabody Library and seeing what can only be described as historic dust and antique dust bunnies! … Continue reading

Notices and Signs

There are very few signs in the Brody Learning Commons. Areas are named and rooms are numbered. There is a space directory that is being edited for accuracy. Level identification is still under review and many folks have expressed an … Continue reading

Loving those lockers!

When you have a very long study session and need to take a meal break, a locker can be your best friend. But not all lockers are created equal. If you’re trying to decide where to store your stuff, here’s … Continue reading

Wait a Minute, Something’s Different Here!

Monday morning a major change happened at the library. At 8:00 a.m. after years of anticipation, the doors between MSEL and the Brody Learning Commons (BLC) quietly opened. By 9:00 a.m. there were scholars in the the Winston Tabb Center … Continue reading