Boston College Libraries Newsletter

VOLUME 9   NUMBER 1

FALL 2007

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RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS

Irish Newspaper Archive
The Irish Newspaper Archive is a searchable online database of digitized newspapers from Ireland. The product aims to be the largest and most advanced research tool for institutions and individuals involved in research into Ireland's socio-political, historical, and cultural heritage.

 

Boston Globe (Historical Newspapers) 1872-1924

Boston College Libraries now provide complete coverage to the historical Boston Globe from 1872-1924. Each issue is available with full-page and article images in downloadable PDF. One may also cross search the historical Boston Globe with three other major newspapers digitized by Proquest: The New York Times (1851 - 2004); The Washington Post (1877 - 1991); The Chicago Defender (1905 - 1975) as well as with the American Periodicals Series Online.

 

 

 

 

Subject Area Highlight - Music

Staff Activities - Collaborations, conferences, accomplishments.

Assessment -
The ongoing effort to improve services, collections and facilities.

Faculty Research Support -
Resources and procedures to support the research process.

Newsletter Archives

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Catalysts for Protein Repair

Clare O'Connor Clare O'Connor, Biology Department, discusses her recent article on protein repair in an interview with Boston College Librarian, Sally Wyman. A link to the full-text article is included.

 

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American Broadsides and EphemeraAmerican Broadsides and Ephemera

A database offering searchable facsimile images of nearly 15,000 broadsides and 15,000 pieces of ephemera.

 

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Publication Faculty Publications Database Change

New management and delivery of FACP data with enhanced access and retrieval capabilities.

 

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300 Biff, Bamb, Kapowie!

These aren’t your grandfather’s underwear clad vigilantes.

 

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Chat IconFrom Illuminated Manuscripts to Instant Messages

A staff op-ed piece on the internet, new technologies and "Library 2.0".

 

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Super Sleuth IconLibrary Technology Updates

A few significant changes regarding new and innovative technologies to enhance access to Library collections and services.

 

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Irish HarpA Continuing Tradition

Boston College came alive with Irish traditional music during the 1990 Irish fiddle festival, “My Love is in America.”

 

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Super Sleuth IconNew ScienceDirect Access

A new policy enabling subscriptions to only those databases most heavily used by Boston College.

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