Making a Logo with Adobe Illustrator
The complete design being dragged into the Cloud Library.

This tutorial was written by Sarah DeLorme, Associate Digital Scholarship Librarian. Illustrator is part of the Adobe Creative Suite commonly used in graphic design. It is different from other design software in that it creates vector based graphics, making each design infinitely scalable. This means that the image can be made as large or small […]

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Small Data Rescue
music as data

Libraries+ Network recently published a blog post, “Engaging in Small Data Rescue” in which I describe data rescue efforts at Boston College during Endangered Data Week (April 17-21, 2017). Our participation came about after conversations with colleagues in the Music Library Association (MLA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), and at Penn Libraries and DataRefuge. In this blog post, I examine several […]

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New Exhibit: For Here All Are One
Bapst Library

We are exciting to announce the launch of a new touch table exhibit, For Here All Are One: Boston College Buildings & Community.  The foundation of Boston College is its Jesuit Catholic tradition. Buildings and open spaces are the places where reason and faith are nurtured; they are the locations – indoors and out – in […]

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Get to Know BC’s Digital Scholarship Team: Stephen Sturgeon

I am the Senior Digital Scholarship Librarian & Bibliographer for English at the Boston College Libraries, and it’s tempting to describe my role in this position inaccurately: one part traditional specialist specialist and library liaison (collection development, research consultations, reference instruction), another part digital project manager that calls for a different, higher-tech set of skills […]

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The Boston College Libraries Remember Fr. Monan
J. Donald Monan at a tribute to Fr. Marrow, May 1, 1996.

On March 18, 2017, J. Donald Monan, SJ, died, and Boston College lost its modern architect. We at Boston College grieve his loss and do our best to carry his devotion to teaching, scholarship, and building communities into a new era. The Digital Scholarship Group has designed an exhibit in memory of Fr. Monan and […]

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Get to Know BC’s Digital Scholarship Team: Sarah DeLorme

This post was written by Sarah DeLorme, Digital Services Assistant. I have recently joined the Boston College Libraries team as the Digital Services Assistant. In this role, I am able to work with student employees to provide access and support for patrons utilizing the resources available in the Digital Studio. I give software assistance to […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

Call for Applications In the fall of 2017, the Boston College Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Group will host a Digital Scholarship Incubator, a seven-week series that aims to introduce major tools, methodologies, and questions in digital scholarship, while also empowering participants to develop a digital scholarship or pedagogy project. We’ll focus on participants’ needs and desired […]

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Newest Touch Table Exhibit: For Everything, There is a Season
Eizan Kikukawa, Three Fashionable Beauties Cooling Off in the Evening. Woodblock Print, ink and color on paper, circa 1814-1817. Box 2, Folder 9, Japanese Prints Collection, MS.2013.043, John J. Burns Library, Boston College.

The Digital Scholarship Group is pleased to announce the newest exhibit on our touch table, For Everything, There is a Season: Japanese Woodprints in the Ukiyo-e Style. The exhibit draws from the Burns Library’s stunning collection of Japanese prints. Featuring twenty prints, the selection highlights woodblock print art from the 17th-19th century Ukiyo-e period in […]

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Get to Know BC’s Digital Scholarship Team: Chelcie Rowell
Aerial view of sea cliffs beside Dún Aonghasa, Inis Mór, County Galway

This tutorial was written by Chelcie Rowell. In January I joined Boston College Libraries as Digital Scholarship Librarian and History Liaison. This hybrid positions draws upon both functional and subject expertise. As a functional specialist in digital tools and methods, I co-create with members of the Boston College community as they develop digital projects related to research and teaching. […]

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