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Maintenance work will be carried out in the Williams Building this Saturday, 11th October 2014 from 08:00 to 16:00. During this period there will be no network access available from the building for staff or students. 18 more words

Library & Research

New Resource for Research on Immigration

Boston College’s School of Social Work community has a growing interest in immigrants and migrants in the United States. Social Work Library staff members are seeing an increasing number of reference questions that focus on the welfare of immigrant/migrant community in the United States. 57 more words


Researcher's Corner: Comparing Reference Service in Academic and Public Libraries

What do employers really want?  A lot of this blog deals with the translation between job ad speak and the real needs and wants of hiring managers.   1,747 more words


Pre-Searching before Researching: The Key to Research Paper Success

As the semester gets going you might be starting to get those (possibly) dreaded research paper assignments. Sometimes the hardest part of that paper is getting started. 719 more words

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Researcher's Corner: Who’s Retiring From Library Work, and Who Isn’t ?

The myth of the tidal wave of retiring librarians is pervasive and persistent (for example, see this recent Public Libraries article about mentoring Gen-X librarians… 1,249 more words