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History in the Making

During the Fall 2014 semester, Professor Virginia Reinburg’s history class “Early Printed Books:  History and Craft” was enhanced by integrating books from the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections into the curriculum, and by incorporating hands-on … Continue reading

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Evolution of an English Course: The Syllabus

The Studies in Poetry class at Boston College has been in existence for at least four decades, but a similar course was also once offered at Boston College within the English department. The class was called Craft of Poetry when it was taught … Continue reading

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Reading Room Log: Burns Library Fall 2011 Update

I hope that everyone has had a wonderful summer and that you’re excited to start another (or perhaps, your first) academic year here at Boston College.  During the summer, the elevator servicing the Bapst and Burns Libraries was replaced.  The Burns … Continue reading

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