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Joanne Riley, Interim Dean of University Libraries, University of Massachusetts-Boston, has received the 2019 Bay State Legacy Award. The award is presented by the Massachusetts Historical Alliance to individuals who have "made an outstanding contribution...
The 2019 BLC Networking Day was a great success. Staff from all nineteen member libraries attended a full day of engaging presentations and updates on the work of the BLC and its Communities of Interest...
In late April 2019, the BLC hosted a conversation of member libraries' representatives with Ivy Anderson, Associate Executive Director of the California Digital Library (CDL), to discuss the CDL's approach to vendor negotiations and open...
University of Rhode Island's AI Lab.
BLC member University of Rhode Island (URI) is highlighted in the recent Library Journal article "Labs in the Library." The Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons at URI recently opened what is believed to...
The BLC's 2019 Networking Day will feature keynote speaker DeEtta Jones, principal of DeEtta Jones & Associates , and a trusted voice in leadership, equity, and diversity topics. Ms. Jones has worked closely with the...
The Connecticut Digital Archive, a University of Connecticut Library program, has joined the Digital Public Library of America, adding over 75,000 items. These materials, which range in content from historical to contemporary photograph collections, personal...
Prior to the Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum, sponsored and hosted by the Center for Research Libraries during the ALA Midwinter and Annual Meetings, shared print programs submit brief updates about their work over the...
Late in December 2018, the Boston Globe published an article of Albie Johnson ( State Library of Massachusetts ) as part of their Work Space section. The piece also included information on some of the...
Following discussions with the full Board of Directors , the Boston Library Consortium Management Council has put forth a brief document outlining the Consortium's strategic directions over the next three year. We invite librarians at...
Earlier this year, three of the BLC member libraries - Boston University , Brandeis University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst - participated in a collection analysis with OCLC Sustainable Collection Services (SCS) to assess...

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