Highlights

Zach McDowell presenting at the event
On February 23rd, at Boston University’s Hillel House, the BLC held an “​Educating with Wikipedia” workshop. During the workshop, a panel of experts introduced their research on how and why teaching with Wikipedia is helpful...
Library staff of Northeastern cataloging print materials in 1974
The BLC held a SCCTP Basic Serials Two-Day Training with Cathy Weng , Head of Cataloging at the College of New Jersey Library, at Tufts University on February 5th-6th, 2018. Attendees represented seven BLC member...
Photo of vigil protesting racial imbalance in schools.
In an effort to spark informed, city-wide conversations about Boston’s struggle to integrate Boston Public Schools and the resulting court-ordered desegregation effort commonly known as “busing” (1954-1988), New England area archives have made a treasure...
"BLC Leads was an amazing experience." "It was great to learn you can be a leader at many levels." "BLC Leads let me step away from my everyday work and think about the big picture."...
On December 13, 2017, the BLC hosted an "Introduction to Resource Sharing-ILL" Webinar, a part of the BLC's Expanding Knowledge Webinar Series with Dzintra Lacis, Brandeis University's Resource Sharing Librarian and Angie Batson, the Resource...
On December 4, 2017, the BLC hosted the third webinar of the Expanding Knowledge Webinar Series, "Introduction to Scholarly Communication" with Erin Jerome , UMass Amherst's Open Access and Institutional Repository Librarian and John Furfey...
On Monday, November 13th Giordana Mecagni, Head of Special Collections and University Archivist at Northeastern University and Ruth Rogers, Curator of Special Collections at the Clapp Library at Wellesley College presented an Introduction to Special...
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On October 17th, 2017, the BLC hosted an online webinar "Open Educational Resources​ and Current Open Textbook Network Initiatives" with guest speaker Jeremy Smith, UMass Amherst's Digital Project Manager. During the webinar, Jeremy Smith reviewed...
On September 27, 2017, the BLC hosted the first webinar of the Expanding Knowledge Webinar Series, "Introduction to Digital Humanities" with guest speakers, with Boston College's Head of Digital Scholarship Sarah Melton and Senior Digital...
The BLC is pleased to announce a new professional development webinar series, the Expanding Knowledge Webinars ​. These webinars offer an introduction to ​a variety of topics of interest to today’s academic and research libraries​...

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