Boston College Libraries Faculty Newsletter



Staff Activities


Kathleen Carney is the new Vice-Chair/Chair elect of the Association of College and Research Libraries Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Committee.


Presentations, conferences

Brian Meuse and Betsy McKelvey attended the annual ELUNA (Ex Libris Users of North America) in Richmond, VA in May. They gave a presentation entitled 'Developing the Boston College Institutional Repository.' Ex Libris is the vendor used by the Libraries for many of it online systems.


In April, Claire O'Leary, Business Librarian, attended the Academic Business Library Directors' (ABLD) annual conference held at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Members of this group are from the top 50 business school libraries in the country. Topics discussed concerned: library assessment and action, challenges in meeting faculty data requirements, budge cuts, space planning and Web 2.0 learning technologies. There was also a vendor showcase of some of the top business school vendors.


Diane Baden gave a presentation at the Connecticut Library Association annual conference in New Haven on Trends in Cataloging.


Barbara Mento, Data/GIS Manager, attended the NERCOMP workshop: "Navigating the Sea of Quantitative Data Analysis" at Holy Cross in Worcester. A key compenent of the workshop was data visualization tools for data analysis in the social sciences including geographic information systems.



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