Boston College Libraries Newsletter


FALL 2008




British Periodicals

This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late 17th to the early 20th century.


18th Century Journals

Full-text of prominent 18th century newspapers and periodicals, illuminating all aspects of 18th century social, political and literary life.


Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876

Enables researchers to explore essential early newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia, this database offers 350,000 fully searchable issues from over 710 historical American newspapers.



Staff Activities - Conferences, new staff, accomplishments.

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

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

Newsletter Archives

Boston College Libraries


Update from the Interim University Librarian

Monique Lowd, Interim University Librarian, discusses the establishment of the new Library Advisory Committee, the results of the Faculty/Library Survey, and the decision to renew ScienceDirect.




Sacred Heart Review Digitized

Digitization of a Church-run newspaper devoted to local, national, and international news.




Sixty Years of the Cuala Press

Featuring the Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection with letters from the Yeats Family Collection.




Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Introducing an online system for submitting theses and dissertations to complement our traditional system of preserving paper copies.




Navigating Multimedia III

A focus on a few key education and commercial video resources as the amount of video content continues to increase.




The Raven Returns

An exhibit from the English Department celebrating the bicentenary of Edgar Allan Poe's birth.

Questions, comments? Contact the BC Libraries Newsletter Review Board.