Home under siege’

More than a dozen stu­dents in an advanced writing service-​​learning course have each curated two exhibits for the Our Marathon dig­ital archive, a web-​​based, crowd-​​sourced col­lec­tion of pic­tures, videos, and oral his­to­ries in memory of the vic­tims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Libraries swapping stacks for bytes

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity cel­e­brated the work of the newly cre­ated Dig­ital Public Library of America with a day­long series of work­shops focused on the future of the online repository.

Reflections on Marathon bombing, six months later

North­eastern will com­mem­o­rate the six-​​month anniver­sary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a spe­cial one-​​day exhibit encour­aging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-​​sourced dig­ital archive.