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April 20th, 2014

in Music Library

IT'S BACK! Miss our fabulous LPs & Ice Cream Party earlier this month? Never fear--we had so much fun last time that WE'RE HAVING ANOTHER! Come join us next Friday, April 25th in the Commonwealth Gallery in CFA at 2:00 pm for some free ice cream and a chance to see... Read the rest of this entry »

Teach Like a Champion – 49 techniques

April 18th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

How do you get students from the blank stare or the constant "I don't know" to having them tell you the right answer?  According to Teach Like a Champion, you practice Technique #1: No Opt Out.  This technique is meant to ensure that students are always giving an answer, even... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Final Exam Hours

April 17th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Management Library will be open extended hours during the final exam period.  The hours for May 1 – May 10 are listed below.  Mugar Library will be open 24 hours during exams. Thursday, May 1 8am – 11pm Friday, May 2 8am – 8pm Saturday, May 3 10am – 6pm Sunday, May 4 10am – midnight Monday, May... Read the rest of this entry »

NEW on Wednesdays: Lunchtime Q&A in CFA!

April 14th, 2014

in Music Library

Music Library Assistant Head Sarah Hunter will be on hand every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 PM in the CFA basement lounge (855 Comm. Ave.) to answer questions, provide guidance, and even help you find the right materials for that paper you've got due in two weeks! Oh yeah--and she's also offering... Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots’ Day (April 21) Library Hours

April 14th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, April 21.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. This Massachusetts state holiday (also observed in Maine) commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775... Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Ken Liss, Head of Liaison & Instruction Services

April 11th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library

Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Liss as Head of Liaison & Instruction Services. In this position Ken will work to strengthen the outreach and instruction provided by librarians that supports the research, teaching, and learning of the University’s schools and colleges as library content – scholarship and research... Read the rest of this entry »

Achieve The Core: curricular tools for the common core standards

April 10th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

achievethecore.org is a site dedicated to helping parents, students, educators and administrators learn about and implement the Common Core Standards.  Produced by the lead writers of the standards, the site contains lessons, curricular tools, assessment questions, and other resources for all K-12 levels across Mathematics and English Language Arts /... Read the rest of this entry »

Former Prime Minister of Kenya visits the African Studies Library

April 3rd, 2014

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

    The African Studies Library was very pleased to host his excellency Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya for a brief visit and tour this morning.  He was particularly interested in the library's collections of Kenyan government documents, maps, and Luo texts, including folktales and stories that he recalled from... Read the rest of this entry »


April 1st, 2014

in Music Library

Join the party happening in the Commonwealth Gallery at the College of Fine Arts (855 Comm. Ave.) THIS Friday, April 4th, starting at 2:00 pm! The Mugar Music Library will have a large number of LPs from their collection available on-site to browse, spin and sample! Come enjoy FREE ICE... Read the rest of this entry »

Pre-Interview Research Sessions and Personal Research Consultations at Pardee

March 28th, 2014

The Pardee Library will be offering several pre-interview research sessions and personal research consultations over the next several weeks: Pre-Interview Research Come and learn about company and industry resources that will help you prepare for your interviews. Personal Research Consultations Schedule an appointment with a Pardee Library reference librarian for individualized research help.  Come... Read the rest of this entry »