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A $725,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help modernize the HistoryMakers' digital archive Sixteen years ago, oral historian Julieanna Richardson '76 began recording first-person interviews with African Americans from all walks of...
AMHERST, Mass. – Simon J. Neame, associate university librarian and director of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia Library (UBC) in Vancouver, has been named dean of libraries at...
The Boston Library Consortium invites all members to the BLC's Annual Networking Day on May 24, 2016 to meet new colleagues and catch up with old ones. Location: Sherman Function Hall, Brandeis University. Register by...
Susan Stearns, Project Director for the Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust [EAST] project , recently provided an update for the 48 EAST member libraries detailing progress to date and plans for the remainder of 2016. The...
By Jennifer Koerber on March 3, 2016 On February 11, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosted a discussion on “The Future of the Library” as part of the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts...
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries is celebrating Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2016 with a one-minute video highlighting its W.E.B. DuBois collection, which is being used in more than 30 courses at UMass-Amherst and is...
The Directory of Open Access Journals recently announced release of Java widgets that allow you to directly embed results from a DOAJ search directly on your website. Libraries can use this to embed lists of...
At its December meeting, the BLC Board of Directors voted to approve a request from the AUL Community of Interest to join the Open Textbook Network as a consortial member. The membership will include incentives...
It’s an exciting day for the Brandeis University Press! James Wood’s “ The Nearest Thing to Life ,” published in the Mandel Lectures in the Humanities Series with Brandeis University Press is nominated for the...
This letter from Tufts University's President Anthony P. Monaco has been reproduced here. Dear Alumni and Parents, We write with some exciting news about a possible new venture that could dramatically enhance arts education at...

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