The Sr. Janet Presidential Inauguration Exhibit

September 15, 2014


Join the Library in celebrating Sr. Janet’s 35 years of service to Emmanuel College.  View the 1979 Presidential Inauguration Exhibit in person in the Library’s Main Reading Room or online at

New ebrary reader

September 11, 2014

Ebrary’s new online reader interface:

  1. Supported browsers and tablets
    Windows 7, 8, 8.1
    OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks)
    Chrome – latest version
    IE – 9,10,11
    Safari- latest 2 versions
    Firefox- latest 2 versions
  2. User permissions are stated on the detail page – varies by publisher
  3. Can share a link to the whole book or if on a page, can share a link to that specific page.
  4. Cite book – Refworks is an option.
  5. NORMALIZED page numbers – e-version aligns with print version
  6. Downloading: pop-up gives option of downloading to laptop, apple device, or android.
    For desktop and laptop still need Adobe Digital Editions. Only need Adobe ID if you want to transfer book from laptop to iphone/ipad. Do not need an Adobe ID to download and use book exclusively on laptop
    Apple or Android devices use Bluefire app for downloads and reading
  7. Can bookmark pages
  8. Bookshelf – the same as the previous version
  9. Star icon on left brings up Annotations pane- brings up notes/annotations for book you are in.

TRAINING:  Lib Guides

YouTube ebrary training videos – 1 min to 1 1/2 min videos

Welcome Home…to Boston!

September 11, 2014

Check out the Library’s 2nd floor book display:



Religious festive practices in Boston’s North End

 Two centuries of faith

 As if an enemy’s country

 Highway to the past

 Inventing the Charles River

 Boston, inspirational women


 Gaining Ground

Good city

 Boston A-Z

 Athens of America

 Eden on the Charles

 City so Grand

 Boston cosmopolitans

 Boston’s Fenway

 Sarah’s Long Walk

 Remaking Boston

 Boston Marathon

Isabella Stewart Gardner and Fenway Court

 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Makers of Trinity Church in the city of Boston

 Healing landscape

 Children’s Hospital Boston

 Culture Club

 Big Papi

 Faithful to Fenway

 Red Sox Nation

 Gardner heist 

Given Day 

Spiritual traveler 

Boston sites and insights

Word of the Week: Ebullience

September 8, 2014

Book Cover: Another AmericaAs in: “Garvey greeted the optimistic reports with his usual ebullience.”

Ciment, J. (2013). Another America: The story of Liberia and the former slaves who ruled it. New York: Hill and Wang, p. 162.

Science Direct and Opening PDFs

September 3, 2014

If you have had issues opening PDFs in Science Direct, please note the following regarding having a Science Direct PDF render properly:

Welcome Home to Boston!

August 28, 2014

 Come check out the Library’s new 2nd floor book display!





Taylor and Francis scheduled development work

August 22, 2014
Thursday 28th August, 6AM-6PM EST: Taylor & Francis Online will be in read-only mode due to scheduled development work.
Customers will be able to download and read content for which they have access rights but other My Account functionality and purchasing options will be unavailable.


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