Blogs maintained by individuals or departments in the Libraries.
Data/GIS Updates provides current news about social science data, geographic information systems (GIS), data and GIS training workshops, new Boston College Libraries databases and recent data/GIS acquisitions.
The SWL blog provides information on a wide range of issues related to social work and related fields, such as public policy, sociology, psychology, and globalization. It also highlights news that impacts social work practitioners around such issues as health care and Federal unemployment benefits.
The John J. Burns Library’s blog is your window into the fascinating world of archives, manuscripts and rare books. This blog features weekly posts about a wide variety of topics related to the Burns Library and its collections - from recent acquisitions, exhibitions, publications and research. Thanks for reading!
Scholarly Communication News@BC provides updates for the Boston College community about new developments in the processes by which scholars publish and share their work. Issues include author rights, the economics of scholarly publishing, new models of dissemination including open access and institutional repositories, and preservation of intellectual assets. The blog includes comment on legislative and policy debates as they develop, and is managed by staff of the Boston College Libraries.