Professional Activities

Jonas Barciauskas, Head of Collection Development
Jonas is Chair of the Promotions Committee and Web Editor, Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. He is also blog moderator of the Christian Spirituality Studies blog.

Barbara Adams Hebard, Conservator, John J. Burns Library
Barbara wrote an exhibition review, "Review of Friar Francis: traces, words, images", for the Guild of Book Workers Newsletter.

She also exhibited a work called The Assumption in the Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition sponsored by the Boston College Art club.

The bookbinding that Barbara made for Father Sweeney's It Will Take a Lifetime is now on exhibit at Williams College. The New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers member show called Geographies will be displayed at Williams College through March 2015 and then will travel to Dartmouth College. Williams College posted a Flickr set of the books on exhibit.

Christian Dupont, Burns Librarian & Associate University Librarian, Burns Library
Christian Dupont was invited to give a talk for California Rare Book School at the Book Club of California on November 3, 2014. His talk was entitled, "'Take Things Always by Their Smooth Handle' And Give Them a Good Turn. Reflections on Life and Libraries."

Leslie Homzie, Senior Reference Librarian/Bibliographer, O'Neill Library
Leslie attended a tour and presentation of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America on Friday, January 16, 2015, sponsored by ACRL New England Women & Gender Studies Interest Group (WGSIG).

She also attended The World of Open: SHARE, OERs, and MOOCs, College of the Holy Cross, December 5, 2014, fall program sponsored by ACRL New England Chapter's Scholarly Communication Interest Group.