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Cambridge Collections Online

Comprising more than 230 digital volumes the popular Cambridge Companions are excellent introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods. The subjects and figures addressed are diverse, ranging from Gothic Fiction to Arabic Philosophy, from WB Yeats to Martin Luther.



ACLS Humanities E-books

Formerly the ACLS History E-Book Project, this collection includes over 1500 works of major importance in history, and now is expanding to include most humanities disciplines and area studies. The project adds over 300 previously published titles a year.


Staff Activities - Collaborations, conferences, accomplishments.

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

Subject Area Highlight - Social Work

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

Newsletter Archives

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Journal Collections Changes

Jerome YavarkovskyA letter sent by Jerome Yavarkovsky, University Librarian, to Boston College deans, department chairs, and library liaisons discussing two important decisions regarding the Boston College Libraries’ journal collections. 




MLA Report on Evaluating Scholarship

An examination of standards and trends in publication requirements for tenure and promotion in language departments in the United States.




Seth Jacobs' Cold War Mandarin

Hear from Seth Jacobs, History Dept., who discusses his new book Cold War Mandarin:
Ngo Dinh Diem and the Origins of America's War in Vietnam, 1950-1963




Discovery and Delivery

Only librarians like to search; everyone else likes to find. The Boston College Libraries address improving access for the searcher.




Scholarly Communication News@BC

As a vehicle to discuss, publicize, and garner feedback on issues regarding dissemintation of scholarship the Libraries have recently established a blog.


Navigating Multimedia

Navigate the wealth of audio and video information available through the Boston College Libraries and beyond.


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