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Worlds of Community in Choral Music, in 20 (unbound) Linear Feet

August 13th, 2018

in Music Library

Music Library’s Choral collection received fresh scrutiny and a new organization summer of 2012 thanks to the efforts of  former historical musicology master’s candidate and Music Library student staff member Genithia Hogges. Hogges, a choir director and teacher, brought both her practical and historical perspective to this diverse repertoire, Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kids Count Data Book

August 10th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

The 2018 Kids Count Data Book is now available!  Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases this important report about children in the United States. In addition to offering the data on the website, the report details trends in overall child well-being, economic well-being, education, health, and family and... Read the rest of this entry »

New Databases: Statistical Abstracts

July 23rd, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that two new statistical databases are now available through the BU Libraries. Statistical Abstract of the United States provides a summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. It includes indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets) that may be searched or... Read the rest of this entry »

Exhibit: Remembering Madiba on the Centenary of His Birth: July 18 – 31, 2018

July 18th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Today, July 18th, marks the centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth. The first President of a newly democratic South Africa, this remarkable man led his nation with grace and dignity. The African Studies Library is commemorating his life and legacy with a small exhibit that comprises materials from within our own collections. Please stop by the African... Read the rest of this entry »

A Good Source for Science Lesson Plans

July 12th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Featured Free Resource for Teachers: SEP Lessons Quality lesson plans on many topics in science are available at this well-designed site. The home page is organized so that teachers can immediately browse by grade level, search by keyword, or view popular plans. After browsing by grade level (K-12), retrieved records are conveniently... Read the rest of this entry »

Join the Mugar Book Club

July 2nd, 2018

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

Join the Mugar Book Club, meeting electronically this summer on Facebook! We’re reading How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez. Lead by our fabulous Mugar Orientation Ambassadors, BU students Rebecca Strong Garcia, Kate Monroe, and Naveen Imin, we’ll discuss everything from the portrayal of identity and race... Read the rest of this entry »

July 4th – Libraries Closed

June 29th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

All BU libraries will be closed on Wednesday July 4, 2018. For information regarding a particular library schedule next week, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on... Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Edition of Impact Factors Released

June 27th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

The 2018 Edition of Journal Citation Reports is now available. This edition covers citations from scholarly journal articles published in 2017, and includes: More than 11,000 of the world's most highly cited, peer reviewed journals in 234 disciplines 80 countries represented 276 journals receiving their first impact factor To find an impact... Read the rest of this entry »

New Database: Policy Map

June 15th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that Policy Map is now available through the BU Libraries. Policy Map is an easy-to-use online mapping and visualization tool. The database provides downloadable U.S. demographic, economic and social data by city, state, zip code, county, or census tract. The types of data available include... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured database: Education Week

June 8th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Education Week is a high quality, nationally popular source focusing on K-12 news and education policy.  Our full premium access to edweek.org includes the latest news (updated daily), research, and commentary from the K-12 world. Brief ed-tech videos can be shared and embedded, and special reports and research on special... Read the rest of this entry »