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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...
In the fall of 1998, the Archives and Special Collections Department of the Northeastern University Libraries began a two-year project funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to identify, locate, secure,...
Open Access Week is now in its eighth year and many of the Boston Library Consortium member libraries are planning events for librarians, faculty, and students to celebrate the growing field of open access publishing...
Take a look at this creative infographic commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries, share it, and then tell us how you're celebrating Open Access Week 2014!
Over the summer, the archivists at the John J. Burns Library have been processing the papers of David Goldstein and Martha Moore Avery. Goldstein and Avery spent their lives as campaigners, even if what they...
Note: This post by Andrew Begley originally appeared on July 23rd, 2014 on Northeastern University's "Snell Snippets" blog. In her new book Legendary Locals of Boston’s South End , historian Hope J. Shannon highlights the...
Lenny Bruce
Note: This post by by Bill Schaller originally appeared on July 29th, 2014 on Brandeis University's "Brandeis Now" blog. Brandeis University has acquired the personal papers of Lenny Bruce, the late comedian and free-speech advocate...

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