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American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

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BC Libraries Hours for 1/28

O'Neill Library will open at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28th. Burns Library will be closed. Other Boston College Libraries will open at the following times.

New Faculty Publication Highlight

Many of today's most troubling environmental & economic issues have come to seem insoluble: carbon emissions, overshoot, inequality, joblessness, & a dysfunctional food system. Through a fascinating array of illuminating case studies, Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plentitude: Case Studies of the New Economy - edited by Juliet B. Schor & Crag J. Thompson - affirms that we can. Click here to learn more!


Burns Library - One Story Draws Another: Staff Selections from the Irish Collections at the Burns Library

Burns Library, Fine Print Room - Learning by Doing: Works from Early Printed Books, History and Practice

Burns Library, Ford Tower - A Common Cause: The Lives and Work of David Goldstein and Martha Moore Avery

O’Neill Level One Gallery - Discovering Kapwa

O’Neill Library Reading Room Gallery - The Everyman’s Library Volumes from the Collections of the John J. Burns Library

Stokes Hall - Creating Boston Common