Category: Announcement

  • Meet Our New Team Members

    Meet Our New Team Members

    Learn about the new digital scholarship team members who started this summer. We are so delighted they are with us! Dave Thomas, Digital Scholarship Specialist David Thomas has taught, presented, and published at the intersection of Ancient History and Digital Humanities, as well as Digital Scholarship more broadly. He holds an M.A. degree in history…

  • OA Journals

    OA Journals

    Boston College Libraries publishes Open Access (OA) digital journals that represent scholarship from Boston College faculty, graduates, and undergraduates and the broader OA community. This past fall, Fuse, a new undergraduate e-journal focused on the hard sciences, put out its first call for submissions and seeks to publish later this year. Another undergraduate journal, Medical Humanities Journal, has begun the…

  • BCDS Faculty Summer Incubator

    BCDS Faculty Summer Incubator

    This summer BC Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Group is holding a week-long incubator that will guide twelve BC faculty members through an exploration of digital scholarship methods and tools from a conceptual and technical standpoint. Participants will receive a $200 stipend following fall project presentations. When: June 6th-June 10th Where: O’Neill Library (in-person unless COVID requires…

  • Digital Scholarship – Year in Review

    There have been many changes since January 2020, but students, faculty, and staff have done a tremendous amount in terms of Digital Scholarship projects and publication! The Digital Scholarship Group is proud to share some of our accomplishments. Check out the graphic below, put together by Data and Visualization Librarian Allison Xu, to see a…

  • GIS Contest Winners

    GIS Contest Winners

    It is with great pleasure that the Boston College Libraries announce the winners of the 11th Annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College. This year we added a new category for digital maps in addition to the traditional poster category.  A special thanks to the students who completed and submitted their work…

  • New digital resource: 19th century petition letters for Jesuit mission assignments

    A set of original handwritten letters housed in the Jesuit Archive in Rome has been scanned and transcribed and is now available freely on the web for research and study. A collaboration between Boston College Libraries, the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies and Emanuele Colombo of DePaul University, the Digital Indipetae Database offers an ordered…