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Burns Library Exhibit: Pray for Us

June 17, 2019

Holy cards—small images of saints and shrines, often with a prayer or scripture on the reverse—have been part of Catholic life since the 15th century. These small, devotional objects have been ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Gerald C. Kane

May 21, 2019

This book offers managers and business leaders a guide for surviving digital disruptions—but it is not a book about technology. It is about the organizational changes required to harness the power ...

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O'Neill Reading Room Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions

May 17, 2019

Each year the collections of the Boston College Libraries are enriched by the generosity and foresight of benefactors who created endowed funds to support library collections. Each fall, O’Neill ...

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New Bapst Library Exhibit: Ghost Campus

May 14, 2019

In 1907, Boston College – then in Boston’s cramped South End neighborhood – acquired a parcel of land in nearby Chestnut Hill. Soon, plans were approved for four buildings, and ground was broken ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Franck Salameh

May 07, 2019

This book examines the early history of modern Lebanon, focusing on the country's Jewish community. The author presents both history and memory of Lebanon's Jews after they were expelled from ...

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O'Neill Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 03, 2019

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and ...

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Congrats to the Winners of the 10th Annual GIS Mapping Contest

April 23, 2019

It is with great pleasure that the Boston College Libraries announce the winners of the Tenth Annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College: The first place award ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Cristiano Casalini

April 22, 2019

Jesuit Philosophy on the Eve of Modernity is the first comprehensive volume to trace the origins and development of Jesuit philosophy during the first century of the Society of Jesus ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Wan Sonya Tang

April 09, 2019

This edited volume examines the historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic implications of re-visiting Restoration Spain (1874-1931) in television costume dramas produced since 2000. ...

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New Digital Scholarship Project: Jesuit Online Bibliography

March 28, 2019

The Jesuit Online Bibliography is a re-envisioned, open access and fully searchable database of bibliographic records for scholarship in Jesuit Studies produced in the 21st century. This database ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Joseph F. Quinn, Ph.D

March 25, 2019

"Challenges and Opportunities for Living and Working Longer," with Kevin Cahill. 2018. In How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement, Robert Clark, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Alston Conley

March 12, 2019

Professor Conley talks about his experience of painting lilies in winter, how a flower that blooms in winter reminds us of regeneration and spring, and the symbolic meaning of lilies in Christian ...

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New Burns Library Exhibit: Genius of Genre

February 26, 2019

Flann the novelist. Myles the columnist. Brother Barnabas the student. Brian O’Nolan (1911-1966) wrote in many genres under many guises, in both English and Irish, confounding contemporaries with ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Theresa O'Keefe

February 26, 2019

The heart of ministry with adolescents is assisting adolescents to recognize and grow into the multiple relationships in their lives, including their relationship with God. Navigating Toward ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Daniel McKaughan & Holly VandeWall

February 12, 2019

The History and Philosophy of Science: A Reader brings together seminal texts from antiquity to the end of the nineteenth century and makes them accessible in one volume for the first time. With ...

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TML Exhibit: Seeking Shelter, a Story of Place, Faith & Resistance

February 04, 2019

Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan and theologian and civil rights lawyer William Stringfellow belonged to an old American tradition -- faith-based activism. During the tumultous 1960s and long ...

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The Romance of Books

January 22, 2019

Many of us are familiar with romance as a concept of romantic love, but what if we looked at it in a different way? In literature, romance can be associated with adventure and things remote from ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Dr. Gabrielle Oliveira

January 22, 2019

While we have an incredible amount of statistical information about immigrants coming in and out of the United States, we know very little about how migrant families stay together and raise their ...

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Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Vol 5 Now Online

January 21, 2019

Volume 50, Numbers 3 and 4, of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits are now available online.

2018

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Patricia A. Tabloski and Joanne Evans

December 17, 2018

Redefining Retirement For Nurses will help expand your ideas of retirement by sharing opportunities available to you and enhancing your understanding of how to leverage your talents in new ways. ...

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O'Neill Reading Room Backwall Exhibit: Climate Change

December 14, 2018

Climate change is often viewed as a concern limited to scientists and social scientists. Now, however, it is increasingly recognized as a focus of interest for the Humanities. As the impact of ...

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O'Neill Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

December 14, 2018

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Richard Lennan & Nancy Pineda-Madrid

December 03, 2018

The Holy Spirit helps readers grow in awareness of the Holy Spirit's presence and movement in their lives. Each author is a faculty member of Boston College's School of Theology and Ministry and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: John Gallaugher

November 19, 2018

Learn to Program using Swift for iOS Development breaks down the learning barriers for app creation with a hands-on, video-centered approach. Learn to Program Using Swift for iOS Development is ...

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Theology and Ministry Library Exhibit: TML Turns 10!

November 14, 2018

The Boston College Theology and Ministry Library (TML) is many things: a meeting place; a center of learning; a repository of treasured theological and philosophical wisdom; a venue wherein ...

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O'Neill Level One Photo Exhibit: Embracing Challenging Conversations

November 09, 2018

An exhibition sponsored by the Office of International Students & Scholars and the Boston College Libraries of international photographs submitted from members across the Boston College community. ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Technology and Engagement

November 05, 2018

Technology and Engagement is based on a four-year study of how first generation college students use social media, aimed at improving their transition to and engagement with their university. ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight:
Peter Krause & Timothy Crawford

October 23, 2018

From the rising significance of non-state actors to the increasing influence of regional powers, the nature and conduct of international politics has arguably changed dramatically since the height ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Nancy Netzer

October 09, 2018

Professor Netzer ​speaks about ​the generous gift of thirty four Late Antique Coptic textiles ​that ​The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College received ​from ​the Newton collectors Donald and ...

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Delightful Surprises: Discovering Art in the Archives

October 09, 2018

Archives sometimes have the reputation of being dusty and (gasp!) boring, a place where archivists and researchers sort through mounds of paper. This exhibit argues that archival research is not ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Rachel Herz

September 24, 2018

In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz, who's been ...

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September 21, 2018

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Faculty Publication Highlight: John J. Michalczyk

September 18, 2018

The book looks at how, after assuming power in 1933, the Nazi Party manipulated the legal system and the constitution in its crusade against Communists, Jews, homosexuals, as well as Jehovah's ...

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New Bapst Library Exhibit: Save the Date

September 12, 2018

Every year at Boston College includes waypoints—annual events that anchor the academic and social seasons of the year. From convocations to class reunions, the Boston College community gathers ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Michael Noone

September 10, 2018

How did Catholicism sound in the early modern period? What kinds of sonic cultures developed within the diverse and dynamic matrix of early modern Catholicism? And what do we learn about early ...

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O'Neill Library Exhibit: Celebrating 10 Years of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

September 04, 2018

The Institute for the Liberal Arts at Boston College was founded in 2008 to facilitate collaborative interdisciplinary research and teaching in the liberal arts. ILAMajor Grants have been a major ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Jean M. Bartunek

September 03, 2018

This book offers a concise and up-to-date review of the essential analysis and action underlying scholarly engagement with the world of business. It discusses the sorts of capabilities academics ...

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What Kind of Study Animal Are You?

August 29, 2018

What Kind of Study Animal Are You?

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Apply for a student job in the Libraries!

August 16, 2018

Apply for a student job in the libraries!

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Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Volume 50 Available Online

July 20, 2018

Volume 50, issue 2 of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, a BC Libraries open access journal, is now available online.​

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View the Burns Library Exhibit: Dreams of Art & Glory

June 11, 2018

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) founded Roycroft, a reformist community of craftspeople and artists in East Aurora, New York in 1895. Unable to find a publisher for his work, Hubbard founded a private ...

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O'Neill Library Level 1 Exhibit: Celebreting Creativity

June 10, 2018

This annual exhibit features the creative side of the Boston College Libraries' Staff. Submissions include photography, painting, digital design, collage, and fiber crafts.

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June 07, 2018

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New Gargan Hall Exhibit: Viewpoints

May 23, 2018

In diaries, letters, photographs, and poetry, Boston College students have responded to the current events of their day. This selection of material from the University Archives represents only a ...

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O'Neill Reading Room Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions

May 18, 2018

Each year the collections of the Boston College Libraries are enriched by the generosity and foresight of benefactors who created endowed funds to support library collections. Each fall, O’Neill ...

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Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 03, 2018

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and ...

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Congrats to the Winners of the 9th Annual GIS Mapping Contest

April 20, 2018

It is with great pleasure that the Boston College Libraries announce the winners of the Ninth Annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College: The first place award ...

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Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Volume 50 Available Online

April 17, 2018

Volume 50, issue 1 of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, a BC Libraries open access journal, is now available online.​

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April 11, 2018

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O'Neill Library Level 1 Exhibit: Medical Humanities and (In)Visibility

April 11, 2018

Discussing the theme of (in)visibility sets into motion the very process of identifying issues that often go unknown, unheard, and unseen. But it goes beyond just the duality of the “visible” and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Rebecca Valette

April 11, 2018

Featuring more than 500 photos and maps, this is the first comprehensive, research-based history of Navajo weavings with imagery inspired by tribal sacred practices. These Yei, Yeibichai, and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Peter Krause

March 21, 2018

Many of the world's states—from Algeria to Ireland to the United States—are the result of robust national movements that achieved independence. Many other national movements have failed in their ...

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Volume 37 of Information Technology and Libraries Now Available

March 20, 2018

Volume 37 Issue 1 of Information Technology and Libraries, a BC Libraries open access journal, has been published.

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Now Appearing in the O'Neill Level One Gallery: Majesty

March 15, 2018

The Boston College Dance Ensemble is a student-run organization that provides opportunities for approximately thirty talented dancers to choreograph and perform. All the proceeds that BCDE ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Richard Blake S.J. Ph.D.

March 14, 2018

Father Blake t​ought American film history and criticism​ at Boston College for 22 years​. Prior to that he was ​an executive editor of America magazine, a national weekly journal of opinion​ and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Thomas D. Stegman, S.J.

February 27, 2018

Today, Christians read Paul's Letter to the Romans as divinely inspired, as part of the canon of the New Testament. Although penned nearly two thousand years ago to a specific group of believers, ...

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Record of St. Augustine Cemetery Burials, 1833-1839

February 13, 2018

In 21 pages of closely written entries in a slim 8" x 10" notebook, undertaker Thomas Murray (1774-1840) listed the names of those he buried. This partial record of interments at Boston’s earliest ...

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Donal Ryan, Public Reading and Talk

February 08, 2018

Presented in conjunction with Boston College Center for Irish Programs Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:30pm Devlin Hall, Room 101​ For his Boston College debut, award-winning novelist and short ...

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O'Neill Reading Room Backwall Exhibit: Fashion and Fitting In

February 05, 2018

What do you think of when you think of fashion? You may think of the utility of the clothing you choose to wear each day. Or, you may think of the over-the-top nature of high fashion and avant ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Eric Weiskott

February 05, 2018

English Alliterative Verse tells the story of the medieval poetic tradition that includes Beowulf, Piers Plowman, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, stretching from the eighth century, when ...

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January 31, 2018

All this and more in the Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Sammy Chong, S.J.

January 30, 2018

In Sammy Chong's own words "the worthiness of a work of art relies on its capacity to express human feelings, thoughts, and situations. Artists throughout the ages have longed for meaning in their ...

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Theology and Ministry Library Exhibit: Holy City

January 22, 2018

The Holy City: Art of Love, Unity & Resurrection presents an historic exhibition of original works by the Passages Artists Collective. Scheduled to coincide with African-American History Month and ...

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O'Neill Library Exhibit: 1984 - Stop Making Sense

January 22, 2018

In 1984, Hartmut Austen, finishing Middle School, became seriously interested in the visual arts. Devoting much of his time to drawing, he took inspirations from a variety of pop-cultural and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Katherine Smith & Dave Stangis

January 22, 2018

21st Century Corporate Citizenship is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It is a book about leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of ...

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Volume 2 of Colloquium Now Available

January 16, 2018

BC Libraries has recently published Volume 2 Issue 1 of Colloquium, the undergraduate political science journal of Boston College.

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Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Volume 49 Available Online

January 16, 2018

Volume 49, issue 4 of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, a BC Libraries open access journal, is now available online.​

2017

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Therapy Dogs December Schedule

December 13, 2017

Monday, December 11: 11:30am - 1:00pm Tuesday, December 12: 11:00am - 1:00pm Wednesday, December 13: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Thursday, December 14: 5:00pm - 7:00pm & 8:00pm - 9:00pm Friday, December 15: ...

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Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

December 08, 2017

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and ...

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Check Out Our Collection of Comics & Graphic Novels

December 01, 2017

On the first floor of O'Neill Library, you can find our newly expanded collection of comics and graphic novels, which includes everything from superhero stories to memoirs! If we don't have what ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Avner Ash & Robert Gross

November 28, 2017

We use addition on a daily basis--yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of this mathematical activity? Summing It Up uses addition as a springboard to ...

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International Education Week 2017 Photo Exhibition

November 14, 2017

Kaleidoscope, the International Relations and Global Studies Journal of Boston College, celebrates International Education Week 2017 by sharing a series of photos reflecting the theme of the year: ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Dr. Cronin & Prof. Dearing

November 14, 2017

This book presents innovative strategies for sustainable, socially responsible enterprise management from leading thinkers in the fields of corporate citizenship, nonprofit management, social ...

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O'Neill Level 1 Gallery Exhibit: Being A Changemaker

November 03, 2017

An exhibition sponsored by the Office of International Students & Scholars and the Boston College Libraries of international photographs submitted from members across the Boston College community. ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Andrew McAleer

October 30, 2017

In August 2005, less than two years after losing his mother and father to cancer—dying six days apart—Andrew McAleer was diagnosed with fourth-stage melanoma. Less than three years later, at age ...

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Two New Burns Library Exhibits

October 27, 2017

Desegregating Boston's Schools and Right Reading are open at the Burns Library!

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Colloquium Digital Library Of Life Sciences Trial Until 12/01

October 27, 2017

Colloquium Digital Library Of Life Sciences is a collection of concise eBooks designed to cover the essential material to understand life science topics. Please send feedback to Enid Karr ...

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New Burns Library Exhibit: Desegregating Boston's Schools

October 24, 2017

In 1954, the United States Supreme Court declared separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional (Brown v. Board of Education). The ruling for desegregation provoked ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Claudia Olivetti, Ph.D

October 16, 2017

Article summary linked text. Despite dramatic workforce gains by women in recent decades, a substantial gender earnings gap persists. In The Dynamics of Gender Earnings Differentials: Evidence ...

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August Issue of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits Now Online

October 11, 2017

Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, a BC Libraries open access journal, has published its Autumn 2017 issue.

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O'Neill Level 1 Exhibit Courtesy of the Art Club

October 11, 2017

What do you think of when you think of creating art? Art Club wants to expand what it means to create art, especially in our digital era. This is Art Club's first Digital Art Show, ranging in ...

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Vol. 8 of Integritas is Now Online

October 02, 2017

​Volume 8 (issues 1-3) of Integritas, a ​BC Libraries open access journal, is now available online.

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Mary Sherman

October 02, 2017

This catalog surveys Mary Sherman’s work which straddles painting, sculpture, installation and performance. Painting, however, remains the driving force of Sherman's aesthetic approach, which ...

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International Higher Education Released September Issue

September 19, 2017

International Higher Education, one of BC Libraries open access journals, has published its September 2017 issue.

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Phil Fragasso

September 18, 2017

Most people live a life planned by others. That's why Thoreau's observation that "the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation" is even more true today than in the 19th century when he wrote ...

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O'Neill Library Level 3 Exhibit: Amplified Heart

September 15, 2017

In our culture we are confronted with idealized images of beauty. Glimpses of these images circulate in media, movies, cell phones, and so on. Seen out of context, and placed in abstracted spaces ...

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Read the Fall Boston College Libraries Newsletter

September 10, 2017

All this and more in the Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Matt Sienkiewicz, Ph.D.

September 05, 2017

As it seeks to win the hearts and minds of citizens in the Muslim world, the United States has poured millions of dollars into local television and radio programming, hoping to generate ...

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Reeves Family Diaries Digitized

September 05, 2017

Covering the years of 1869 to 1905, the Reeves family diaries record the daily lives of a South Boston household, as written by Dexter Reeves Sr. and Jr. Both kept daily logs of the weather as ...

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O'Neill Library Exhibit: Welcome to BC!

August 31, 2017

Along with Baldwin, the feathery guy in the first case, we want to help introduce you to Boston College, to living in Boston … and give you some tips on getting used to college life. In addition ...

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Check Out New Books on OverDrive

August 08, 2017

Check out new books on OverDrive.

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Digital Studio Software Request Policy

August 01, 2017

Software Request Policy The Digital Studio encourages the exploration of software and digital tools. For the best interests of our users and our workspace, we adhere to a screening process to ...

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Burns Library Exhibit: Being Social Before Social Media

July 10, 2017

Social media is defined as "websites and applications which enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking." We once used telegrams, snapshots, postcards, letters, ...

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Read the Summer Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

June 08, 2017

All this and more in the Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

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The Portal to Jesuit Studies

June 07, 2017

In May, the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies released The Portal to Jesuit Studies, a new research resource that provides “free online access to the some of the richest content associated ...

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The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: A Conversation at Boston College

May 26, 2017

The Catholic intellectual tradition: A conversation at Boston College, Boston, Mass.: The Church in the 21st Century, Boston College, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2345/3073.

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2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

May 25, 2017

2017 Honorary Degree Recipients The Boston College Libraries congratulate the 2017 recipients of honorary degrees: U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) (honorary Doctor of Laws) Activist Amy Guen M.S.W. ...

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O'Neill Level One Exhibit: Celebrating Creativity of the Libraries' Staff

May 24, 2017

This annual exhibit features the creative side of the Boston College Libraries' Staff. Submissions include photography, painting, digital design, collage, and fiber crafts.

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New Touch Table Exhibit in O'Neill & Burns Library

May 18, 2017

The foundation of Boston College is its Jesuit Catholic tradition. Buildings and open spaces are the places where reason and faith are nurtured; they are the locations – indoors and out – in which ...

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Claim your work and distinguish yourself with an ORCID ID

May 16, 2017

Claim your work and distinguish yourself with an ORCID ID.

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Dianoia Open Access Journal Now Online

May 11, 2017

Dianoia fosters open philosophical discussion and writing among undergraduate students. The journal is committed to providing the opportunity for intellectual reflection which bridges the academic ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Brian P. Dunkle, SJ

May 09, 2017

This book offers the first critical overview of the hymns of Ambrose of Milan in the context of fourth-century Christian song and Ambrose’s own catechetical preaching. These settings must inform ...

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Digital Scholarship Incubator

May 04, 2017

Digital Scholarship Incubator applications are due May 26. Apply online here: http://bit.ly/bc-dsi

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Want to Work in the Library Over the Summer? Apply Online!

May 04, 2017

Do you want to work in the library over the summer? Then apply with our online application.

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Need a Study Break? Come Pet a Dog!

May 04, 2017

Pay a visit with the dogs from Therapy Dogs International! All dogs will be making appearences in the O'Neill Library Reading Room. Scroll down for dates and time. Campbell: Thursday, May 11 from ...

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O'Neill Reading Room Exhibit: Recent Gifts to the Boston College Libraries

May 02, 2017

Each year the collections of the Boston College Libraries benefit from the generosity and foresight of donors who created funds to support library collections. Each fall, O’Neill Library ...

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Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 01, 2017

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Margaret Lombe

April 25, 2017

The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of ...

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Colloquium Open Access journal now online

April 25, 2017

Colloquium, Boston College's new political science undergraduate journal is now available online as an Open Access journal.

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Join us in O'Neill Library for the Anti-All-Nighter

April 19, 2017

Anti-All-Nighter Schedule for April 19 2017, located in the O'Neill Library Reading Room Desk Yoga, session one: 8:00pm - 8:30pm Desk Yoga, session two: 8:30pm - 9:00pm Chair Massage: 8:00pm - ...

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O'Neill Library Level One Exhibit: Untold Stories

April 13, 2017

“April is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) at Boston College and this year our focus is on the many faces of the Asian American community. We are hosting the Untold Stories campaign ...

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Endangered Data Week, April 17-21

April 11, 2017

Are you worried about the availability and preservation of publicly accessible data? Boston College will be hosting events for Endangered Data Week. On April 19, our Data Refuge event will focus ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Dave Hopkins

April 11, 2017

Why do Republican politicians promise to rein in government, only to face repeated rebellions from Republican voters and media critics for betraying their principles? Why do Democratic politicians ...

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Digital Scholarship Spring Showcase

April 11, 2017

Please join the Digital Scholarship Group for our 2017 Spring Showcase! The Showcase will highlight faculty, student, and staff digital scholarship projects.

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Have questions? Ask the Answerwall!

April 05, 2017

Hi. I'm the Answer Wall. In the material world, I'm a two foot by three foot dry-erase board in the lobby of O'Neill Library at Boston College. In the online world, I live in this blog, and in a ...

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Syria: The Untold Story

March 30, 2017

Read our Research Guide about Syria to learn more.

Got GIS?

Enter the 8th Annual BC GIS Contest

March 27, 2017

Enter the 8th Annual BC GIS Contest Details: http://www.bc.edu/giscontest

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Robert J. Savage

March 27, 2017

Robert Savage is a member of the Department of History. He is the author of The BBC’s Irish Troubles: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland (2015), A Loss of Innocence? Television and Irish ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Dr. Ina V.S. Mullis

March 13, 2017

Across the world, requirements for becoming a teacher have become increasingly stringent and more technology is making its way into curricula and instruction. The TIMSS 2015 Encyclopedia: ...

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Theology and Ministry Library Exhibit: White Rose

March 08, 2017

"How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to give himself up individually to a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go, but what does my ...

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Read the Spring Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

March 01, 2017

All this and more in the Boston College Libraries Newsletter!

O'Neill Level One Gellery Exhibit: eARTh Project, March 2017

O'Neill Level One Gellery Exhibit: eARTh Project

March 01, 2017

eARThproject incorporates still images from NASA global climate models with photographs of environmental degradation and destruction to increase public awareness and education about the intricate ...

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Faculty Publication Highlight: Hartmut Austen

February 27, 2017

Hartmut Austen studied painting and drawing with H.J. Diehl at Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin. His first arrival in the United States was marked by a 1998 group ...

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New O'Neill Level Three Gallery Exhibit: Minos

February 24, 2017

Cultures all around the world and in different times have strived for the establishment of stability and order. In this attempt those who do not fit into the status quo, those deemed as different, ...

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New Exhibit in the O'Neill Reading Room: British Catholic Authors

February 14, 2017

There are many British Catholic authors featured in the John J. Burns Library’s collections, and this exhibit focuses on three of them; Montague Summers, the eccentric vampire and werewolf chaser, ...

Professor Rocchio during his interview

Faculty Publication Highlight: Vincent F. Rocchio

February 14, 2017

Christianity and the Culture Machine is a precedent-shattering approach to combining theories of media and culture with theology. In this intensive examination of Christianity's role in the ...

Drawing of dinner setting, reads Food and Community

Food & Community, O'Neill Reading Room Back Wall Exhibit

February 10, 2017

Many of us here at Boston College are lucky enough to do it three times a day, or more. It's fundamental to life. It's also fundamental to making us who we are. The dinner table is at the heart of ...

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New Guide: News Know-How

February 08, 2017

How news stories enter our lives has changed radically, but we're still depending on assumptions about how print and TV news filtered truth from fiction. IOW, we're assuming other people (or ...

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New Resource Guide on Boston School Desegregation

February 02, 2017

Boston Desegregation Although many cities across the United States experienced the tumultuous pains of integrating schools, Boston's politically charged and segregated neighborhoods experienced ...

Karl Baden during his interview

Faculty Publication Highlight: Karl Baden

January 30, 2017

The Americans by Car is a retrospective of artist's archival work that pays tribute to two influential photographers, Robert Frank and Lee Friedlander. The photographs in the book were taken by ...

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Righting Historical Wrongs at the Turn of the Millennium at Stokes Hall

January 30, 2017

As part of the course "Making History Public" in the History Department, Righting Historical Wrongs at the Turn of the Millennium features student-designed visualizations on historical justice ...

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Gargan Hall Exhibit: Rafael Soriano: The Artist and His Contemporaries

January 30, 2017

Accompanying the exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic, Bapst Library has a new exhibit in Gargan Hall, Rafael Soriano: The Artist and His Contemporaries, ...

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Back issues of the Irish Literary Supplement now available online

January 25, 2017

Back issues of the Irish Literary Supplement now available online

Robert Bartlett during his interview

Faculty Publication Highlight: Robert Bartlett

January 17, 2017

With Sophistry and Political Philosophy, Robert C. Bartlett provides the first close reading of Plato’s two-part presentation of Protagoras. In the "Protagoras," Plato sets out the sophist’s moral ...

Old publication titled the Women of Ireland

Fairies, Rebels, and the Boundaries of the House in 1916

January 17, 2017

On Friday, February 3, Burns Library will be hosting Prof. Lucy McDiarmid of Montclair State University for a lecture entitled "Fairies, Rebels, and the Boundaries of the House in 1916." You are ...

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New Career Database: The Vault

January 17, 2017

New Career Database: The Vault.