Boston College Libraries Newsletter


FALL 2007




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.




American Broadsides and EphemeraAmerican Broadsides and Ephemera

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




Publication Faculty Publications Database Change

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




300 Biff, Bamb, Kapowie!

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




Chat IconFrom Illuminated Manuscripts to Instant Messages

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




Super Sleuth IconLibrary Technology Updates

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




Irish HarpA Continuing Tradition

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




Super Sleuth IconNew ScienceDirect Access

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

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