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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 »

Pardee Library Featured New Books

June 6th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Are you looking for something to read this summer? If so, be sure to check out the Pardee Library Featured New Books page. This recently updated page includes a list of new books that may be borrowed from the Pardee Management Library, as well as several new ebooks that can... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Pickering!

May 26th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

To all our new and returning students, Welcome! to the Pickering Educational Resources Library. We have a wonderful set of resources, services, and amenities available to you both online and in-person, and we encourage you to stop by and check it out. The library can be found in the basement at 2 Silber... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Summer Hours

May 21st, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Management Library will be open the following hours throughout the summer (May 21 - September 2): Monday - Thursday 8 am - 10 pm Friday 8 am - 6 pm Saturday 10 am - 6 pm Sunday 12 pm - 10 pm For information regarding summer holidays, please visit our Hours Page. If you have any questions, please contact... Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. K. Matthew Dames appointed University Librarian

May 17th, 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

Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, announced the appointment of Dr. K. Matthew Dames as the next University Librarian on May 15: http://www.bu.edu/provost/2018/05/15/selection-of-dr-k-matthew-dames-as-boston-university-librarian/ And BU Today profiled the new University Librarian on May 18: http://www.bu.edu/today/2018/k-matthew-dames-appointed-new-university-librarian/

Library Services for BU Alumni

May 4th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Congratulations graduates! Did you know that BU Alumni have remote access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles? To access these resources, alumni may visit the Alumni Services page on the main library website. Databases currently available to BU alumni include ABI/INFORM Complete (Alumni edition), Business... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured eJournal: Exceptionality

May 4th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The BU community has full text online access to the current issues of the peer-reviewed title Exceptionality: A Special Education Journal.  This quarterly serial offers excellent articles on the state of current research in special education practice. Articles from Exceptionality can be found in many databases, including BU Libraries Search, Academic Search... Read the rest of this entry »

BU Computer Scientist Awarded High Honor in Mathematics

May 1st, 2018

in Science and Engineering Library

Ran Canetti of the Computer Science department has been given an award for excellence in the field of mathematics at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Dr. Canetti's pioneering work in cybersecurity and cryptography have contributed new protocols, models and structures to the field.  You can read more about the... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 26th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Beginning Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 am, through Friday, May 11 at 11:00 pm, Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours. During late night/early morning hours (generally between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am) access to the library will be restricted to currently enrolled Boston University students with a BU... Read the rest of this entry »