Open Access Week 2018
Eric Fischer, See Something or Say Something: Boston. Used under a CC-BY license.

Happy International Open Access Week 2018! Established by SPARC and partners in the student community in 2008, International Open Access Week is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research—to raise the visibility of scholarship, accelerate research, and turn breakthroughs into better lives. Open Access Week 2018 runs October 22–28, 2018. […]

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OpenCon 2018 Boston
OpenCon 2018 Boston Logo

Boston College and Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce OpenCon 2018 Boston. This year’s event will feature a screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. We are excited to welcome the film’s producer and director Jason Schmitt for a panel discussion. Additionally, we are currently seeking proposals for the following: • 20 – 25 […]

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Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group Schedule
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We are pleased to announce the schedule for the Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group. If you’re following along at home, we’ve set up a hypothes.is group for annotations.   September 11 & 12: Digital Humanities in the Popular Press Allington, Daniel, Sarah Brouillette, and David Golumbia. “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of […]

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Mozilla Global Sprint
Mozilla Global Sprint banner

We’re pleased to announce that Boston College will serve as a local host for the 2018 Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10–11. The sprint is a two-day hackathon that encourages participants to contribute to open source projects in support of a healthy internet: “As part of a global movement to make the Internet better, safer, […]

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Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group
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The Boston College Libraries Digital Scholarship Group invites students, faculty, and staff at Boston College to join the Fall 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group. We welcome participants at all levels; no previous experience with digital humanities is required. If you are interested in participating, please complete the application form below. We will offer two sections […]

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Announcing BostonDH Week
BostonDH Week poster

The Digital Scholarship Group is excited to announce the inaugural Boston Digital Humanities Week, March 12–16, 2018. Come join colleagues from Northeastern University, Tufts University, Harvard, MIT, and Boston University for a week of free workshops, meetups, and lectures. To see the full list of events, visit is.gd/bostondhweek2018. At Boston College, we’ll be hosting workshops […]

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Spring 2018 Digital Scholarship Events
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Our Spring 2018 event schedule is now live. Join us this semester for Coffee & Code workshops on copyright, digital exhibits, mapping, and more! We’ll also continue to offer our Collaborative TEI sessions for those interested in learning more about text encoding. All sessions take place in the Digital Studio, room 205 in O’Neill Library. […]

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Spring 2018 Digital Humanities Reading Group
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Note: The reading group is currently full. We will open registration again if there are cancellations. The Digital Scholarship Group at Boston College Libraries is excited to announce the launch of a digital humanities reading group in Spring 2018. In accordance with our mission to foster a learning community around digital humanities and digital scholarship, […]

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Digital Scholarship Open House
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You’re invited to the Digital Scholarship Group’s annual Open House, Thursday, November 16, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, in O’Neill Library’s Digital Studio (room 205). Please join us for food and refreshments, updates on digital initiatives at Boston College, and short talks from participants in the Digital Scholarship Incubator we’ve been conducting this fall, who […]

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New Exhibit: Desegregating Boston Schools
Desegregating Boston Schools Poster

Digital Scholarship Group members Sarah Melton and Anna Kijas, and Assistant Professor of English Eric Weiskott, have curated a new exhibit about the desegregation of Boston Public Schools, on view at the John J. Burns Library until February 2018. In 1954, the United States Supreme Court declared separate public schools for black and white students […]

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