New Resources


Try Scopus, a multidisciplinary research tool, now at Boston College in 2016. Covering journal articles, books, patents and more, use it to research the literature, but also to analyze and visualize research productivity and trends, by topic, author, institution and more. Also compare journals with its built-in comparison tool.

Colonial America

A major digital collection of largely manuscript material, Colonial America will, when completed, consist of 1,450 volumes of files held at The National Archives in London. It provides a variety of ways of exploring its contents, including Data Associations which allows the user to identify and explore the most common persons, places or keywords occurring in documents written by a particular person, written in a particular place, or containing a certain keyword.

PBS Video Collection, 2nd Edition

A collection of 245 streaming video titles, this resource offers documentaries on subjects in history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events.

Dictionary of American Regional English

Published by Harvard University Press, the digital edition of this print reference work features audio, interactive maps, and insights into the DARE Survey.


Coffee & Code: Archive and Analyze Tweets with Tags

Join Carli Spina (Head Librarian, Assessment and Outreach, O'Neill Library) to learn about TAGS, a tool that allows you to harvest tweets, archive them in a Google Sheet, and then analyze them.

Faculty Publication Highlights

Interviews with authors of newly published works.

Faculty Research Support

Resources and procedures to support the research process.

Current Exhibits

The most recent exhibits on view at the BC Libraries.