The Protean Academic E-Book

The world of academic e-books is complex, but the staff of Boston College Libraries works hard to make the user experience as seamless as possible.

Backstage at the Digitization Lab

This photo essay shows the results of the recent renovation of the digitization lab in Burns Library and some examples of the kind of work that goes on there.

Offbeat, Irreverent, and DIY: The Poetry of Mass Transit

Recent acquisitions by Burns Library highlight the activities and writing of the Washington, D.C. “Mass Transit” poetry circle of the 1970s and 80s, including Irish American musician and writer Terence Winch and Welsh immigrant Doug Lang.

The Jesuit Online Bibliography

In 2018-19, BC Libraries and the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies collaborated to create the Jesuit Online Bibliography, an open-access, open-source fully-searchable database of over 15,000 bibliographic records.