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RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS

American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database
The Library is pleased to offer a new source of health care data, the American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database 2009 on CD-ROM, to the Boston College Community. The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 40,000 individual members.

Sub Turri Digital Launch
An archive containing every piece ever published in the magazine.

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DATA CORNER
Help for Data Management Plans
This summer, the National Endowment for the Humanities became the latest federal grant funding agency to require data management plans to be submitted with grant proposals. Agencies such as the National Science Foundation began requiring them earlier this year in an effort to promote effective curation and preservation of digital research data.

GOT DATA?
On Thursday, Nov. 17th , 2011 Dr. Francine Berman, Vice President for Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and former Director, San Diego Supercomputing Center, spoke on the topic, "Got Data? The Role of Digital Information in Shaping 21st Century Research".
 


Faculty Publication Highlights

Interviews with authors of
newly published works.

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

Professional Activities
Conferences, new staff, accomplishments.

 

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  Message from Tom Wall, University Librarian Message from Tom Wall, University Librarian
Tom Wall looks back on the three years he has been University Librarian and provides a glimpse going forward of future plans for BC Libraries.
  Increasing Knowledge of and Access to Special Collection Increasing Knowledge of and Access to Special Collections
Bridget Burke, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, discusses a number of new initiatives to increase knowledge of and access to special collections.
  Your Out-of-Print Book on Kindle? Your Out-of-Print Book on Kindle?
If you own the copyright to your out-of-print book you have a great opportunity to give it new life and worldwide readership through the Boston College Collection in the Internet Archive.
  The Pamela Frankau Papers in Burns Library The Pamela Frankau Papers in Burns Library
Burns has an important collection of the papers of Pamela Frankau, author of over thirty novels as well as newspaper and magazine articles, short stories, an autobiography, and plays for stage and radio.
  Answers@BC Answers@BC
Find instant answers to common questions from the Boston College Libraries by means of a new online service: Answers@BC.
  Like Conversations with Scholars and Librarians Like Conversations with Scholars and Librarians
Oxford Bibliographies Online offers a library of discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature in a variety of humanities and social science subjects.
  The Libraries Loan iPads, Laptops, Chargers The Libraries Loan iPads, Laptops, Chargers - REALLY? REALLY!!!
iPads, Laptops, Chargers, etc. for loan in BC Libraries. Also check out the new Popular Reading and DVD collection on the first floor of O'Neill.
  Announcing the Third Annual Library GIS Contest Announcing the Third Annual Library Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Contest
Students are invited to present their GIS Mapping work as part of a campus-wide celebration of geospatial research at Boston College. Prizes will be awarded.
  Government Documents: Our Expanding Electronic Collection Government Documents: Our Expanding Electronic Collection
The Library has acquired the complete back file to the digital congressional hearings - published and unpublished from 1824 to the present - through the database Proquest Congressional.

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