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October 27, 2020 —The Boston Library Consortium (BLC) has established the BLC Innovation Fund to support and enrich the activities of our Communities of Interest, Working Groups, and Committees through the remainder of the 2020-21...
October 14, 2020 —Through a generous grant from the Davis Educational Foundation , the Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is launching a one-year pilot of OpenBLC to support faculty adoption of open educational resources (OER) across...
Earlier this month, librarians from the newly convened Science and Engineering COI hosted a series of presentations focusing on how science librarians have adapted to meet the changes demanded by the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters from...
Logos of the eight Professional Development Alliance consortia
August 17, 2020 —The BLC is collaborating with seven library consortia from across the United States to launch the Professional Development Alliance. This new initiative multiplies the number and variety of virtual professional development opportunities...
Boston, June 11, 2020 —The Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Barlow as its next Executive Director, beginning July 1, 2020. Mr. Barlow will succeed Susan Stearns, who has...
In keeping with our core values , the BLC is committed to fostering an organizational culture that acknowledges and works to change the systemic racism inherent in library spaces, collections, and technologies. As an organization,...
Librarians across the BLC membership continue to support faculty and students during the current pandemic. Special collections and health sciences librarians are thinking through the ways in which it is appropriate to archive and provide...
During this time of uncertainty and rapidly shifting information, ILL librarians at member institutions should update and check the Resource Sharing COI's list-serv and wiki for changes in lending/borrowing activities within the BLC. The Resource...
The BLC Leads program continues in 2020 with a new cohort. A selection committee selected twenty participants for this year's program and all have accepted the invitation to participate. Participants work at thirteen of the...
The Boston Library Consortium is searching for a new Executive Director upon the retirement of Susan Stearns, who has led the Consortium for seven years. The search, managed by Koya Leadership Partners , coincides with...

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