FALL 2013

Professional Activities

Wanda Anderson, Nursing/Health Sciences Bibliographer
Wanda attended One Health: Information in an Interdependent World. This was an international conference held in Boston and sponsored by the Medical Library Association (MLA '13), the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), and the 6th International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC). This international drive to share health information, to participate in global data sharing to advance science, and to foster environmental aspects of global health is in line with the international outreach of the Connell School of Nursing and of Boston College.

Jonas Barciauskas, Head of Collection Development
Jonas is Chair of the Promotions Committee and Website Editor, Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality.

Bridget J. Burke, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
Bridget published "The 'Any Typist' Myth: Gender and Skill in the Printing Trades," in Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Fall 2013).

Barbara Adams Hebard, Conservator, John J. Burns Library

  • Barbara attended the workshop "Saving Energy in HVAC for Conservation Environments," led by William Lull, a renowned specialist in sustainable preservation practices. Conservators from Boston's leading educational institutions gathered at the Museum of Fine Arts for the workshop.
  • Barbara was a lecturer at the Rhode Island College, James P. Adams Library, for their conference, "Querying the Library: Digitization & its Impact." Later she offered the same presentation at Boston College during our "Library Staff Day" at the Theology and Ministry Library.
  • Barbara wrote a review of Book Art Studio Handbook for the Guild of Book Workers Newsletter (No. 209, August 2013).
  • Barbara's work and that of four Boston College students were exhibited together in a New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers show. The Boston College Chronicle featured a story about the exhibit on page 8 of the Summer 2013 issue.

Enid Karr, Senior Reference Librarian/Bibliographer
Enid presented "Science Librarian Liaison by Kayak" at the 5th Annual Science Boot Camp for Librarians on June 13th at UMass Amherst at Open Mic Night.

Kathleen Williams, Irish Studies Librarian
In July Kathy attended the SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) Conference, "Geographies of the Book", in Philadelphia.