Boston College Libraries Newsletter

VOLUME 10   NUMBER 1

SUMMER 2008

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RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS

Middle Eastern &
Central Asian Studies

This is an index to research, policy and scholarly material on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. The database contains more than 445,800 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to present. Over 15,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually.

 

American Bibliography
of Slavic & Eastern European Studies

This database provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Sources indexed include journals, books, dissertations, online resources and selected government publications published in the U.S. and Canada. Coverage ranges from 1939-present.

 

 

 

Subject Area Highlight -
The Sciences

Staff Activities - Conferences, new staff, accomplishments.

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

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

Newsletter Archives

Boston College Libraries

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House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers A recent Library purchase now provides access to a compilation of the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st century collections of papers of the British Parliament.

 

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Seed of Hope Seeds of Hope

Professor Tim Muldoon discusses his recent publication which analyzes the contemporary landscape for signs of hope for the future of the Church.

 

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Burns Library TowerLibrary Strategic Planning

Planning continues on the nature of future collection-building, responsive user services, and space concerns.

 

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Saint Ignatius - founder of the Jesuit orderBC Jesuit Collection on the Web

O'Neill Library has joined other libraries in a project to digitize library collections and make them available for free on the Web.

 

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Fighting Irishmen Fighting Irishmen

A Burns Library exhibition curated by the collector James J. Houlihan, on view through September 5.

 

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Librarian Brendan RappleMore Open Access to Faculty Scholarship

A staff piece addressing the issue of populating digital institutional repositories with appropriate content.

 

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Waiting for America Waiting for America

A recent Library interview with author and professor Maxim D. Shrayer regarding his story of emigration.

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