Boston College Libraries Faculty Newsletter



Staff Activities

Presentations, conferences

Claire O'Leary, Business Librarian, attended EBSCO Publishing’s Annual North American Business School Advisory Board Meeting held  in Newport, RI this past September.  As a Board member, Claire, and other business librarians from around the world, participated in discussions concerning business and management resources that are essential to student and faculty research. EBSCO provides the library with a key business database, Business Source Complete.


Bill Donovan gave a paper at the recent Electronic Theses and Dissertations 2009 conference on Implementing ETD Submission at Boston College.


Julie DeCesare, Digital Media Librarian, is teaching MAT605 "Digital Research Technologies" at Marlboro College in Brattleboro, VT, which is part of their Masters in Teaching with Technology program. The course trains educators to efficiently and effectively search, evaluate, and document digital educational resources, by guiding them through an investigation of materials available online. The course also covers audio, video, and image search techniques, Web 2.0 technologies, and copyright issues affecting educators.



Jonas Barciauskas accepted an invitation from the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality (whose journal is Spiritus, available via Project MUSE) to be the chair of the Society's Promotions Committee and the webmaster of its website.



Barbara Adams Hebard, Conservator, John J. Burns Library, has several publications:

“The Role of Women at the Boston Athenaeum” in The Boston Athenaeum Bicentennial Essays.

Bound & Lettered, Vol. 8, No.1, 2009 “Review of Book + Art”, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2009 “Poetic Science: Book works by Daniel E. Kelm”.

Guild of Book Workers Newsletter, No. 185, August 2009, “Review of Irish Libraries, Museums, and Genealogical Centres”, and “Review of Francis Xavier and the Jesuits Missions in the Far East”, and No. 184, June 2009, “Review of Art of the Book”.



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