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In order to address the escalating cost of academic resources, the Boston College Provost and University Libraries are piloting an initiative to support faculty who revise their curriculum to include high quality affordable materials to...
Northeastern University, University of Connecticut, UMass Amherst, University of New Hampshire, Wellesley College and Williams College have completed the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative's STAR Checklist and received recognition for their participation in the process and...
Fair Use Week 2015 is being celebrated this week, Monday, February 23, through Friday, February 27. You can participate on a single day during the week, multiple days, or the full week. Take a look...
The Boston College University Libraries is pleased to announce that eScholarship@BC , Boston College's institutional repository, has moved to a new repository platform. The new platform is built on Islandora, an open-source repository solution allowing...
This post by Kaitlin Connolly originally appeared on the State Library of Massachusetts Blog. In November of 2014, the State Library of Massachusetts completed the final stages of its World War I photograph digitization project...
Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust [EAST] is a newly forming print retention partnership of college and university libraries across the Northeast. The partnership will use a “distributed retention model” whereby libraries become retention partners committed to...
This post originally appeared on the Boston College Faculty Publication Highlights website. "Leaving Russia: a Jewish Story" is a memoir of coming of age and struggling to leave the USSR. Shrayer chronicles the triumphs and...
On November 21st at the Tufts University Medford campus and November 25th at the campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, the BLC and Digital Science hosted a workshop focused on better...
UMass Lowell Libraries in partnership with the Tewksbury Museum of Public Health has nearly completed the first phase of a project to digitize intake records from the Tewksbury Almshouse. Funding for this project was provided...
The Institute Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection – the papers of Jordan J. Baruch. Baruch was an alumnus of MIT, having received both his SB and...

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