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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...
While researching Massachusetts governors recently, I came across an interesting item in our collection having to do with Governor Endicott Peabody. Governor Peabody was the State’s 62nd Governor and served a single term from January...
The students of Professor Virginia Reinburg’s “Early Printed Books” class have a display of their handiwork in the O’Neill Library. One thing that set the course apart from many of the other offerings of the...
A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help to expand digital scholarship at the University of Connecticut with the establishment of a Scholarly Communications Design Studio. The award is part of the Mellon...
This article by Mark Shanahan originally appeared on the Boston Globe website. The Boston Phoenix is gone, but the work done by the alternative weekly for nearly four decades lives on. Stephen Mindich , owner...

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