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New Resource: Greenleaf Online Library

November 1st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The BU Libraries now have access to the Greenleaf Online Library. This collection includes publications in the areas of corporate responsibility, business ethics, environmental policy and management, responsible business strategy and sustainable development. Greenleaf Publishing specializes in publishing books and journals in the fields of sustainability, responsible management and accountability. Included... Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day-November 11

November 1st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries are open regular hours on Friday, November 11. For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Veterans Day is a national and state holiday honoring those individuals who have served in the U.S. military. For additional resources, visit... Read the rest of this entry »

Citing Sources & Creating Bibliographies

October 28th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library

If you need assistance citing your sources, be sure to consult the library's Citing Your Sources research guide.  This guide will help you locate some of the most frequently used style manuals and provides links to a few subject specific citation guides. Also, if you are interested in using a bibliographic... Read the rest of this entry »

Advance Open at OpenCon 2016 Boston, 11/9

October 28th, 2016

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 us for OpenCon 2016 Boston, a satellite event of OpenCon 2016, a global conference for students and early-career researchers to learn about open access, open data, and open education. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Mugar Memorial Library (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, Read the rest of this entry »

Help from the education librarian

October 27th, 2016

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Are you at the School of Education and just need a quick answer? Drop in at our circulation desk or see the reference librarian in room B15 — no appointment necessary. Are you off site, or do you need to more in-depth research assistance? Please email or make an appointment with Dan Benedetti, Read the rest of this entry »

Featured guide: Citing Business Sources

October 25th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help citing your sources for your assignments, Pardee librarians have created a Citing Business Sources tutorial with sample Chicago Style, MLA Style and APA Style citations. The library has style manuals available in the reference collection and Chicago Manual of Style is available online. If you need help... Read the rest of this entry »

Get started with RefWorks, RILM, M3…the works!

October 21st, 2016

in Music Library

Sunday-Thursday 1-9pm is a great time to drop in to learn, practice, or trouble-shoot RefWorks, RILM, our catalog, find supporting resources or repertoire, roam the recordings, even brave "the M3s"! Location: Music Library, 2nd floor of Mugar Library. Ask for Patrick Quinn or email musiclib@bu.edu if you'd like to pin... Read the rest of this entry »

Halloween Fun Facts

October 18th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with witches, ghosts and vampires. Today, Halloween has become a celebration characterized by child-friendly activities such as costumes, trick-or-treating and carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns. To help celebrate the holiday, we have compiled a few interesting... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Tutorial: Ratios

October 11th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help finding industry ratios, the Pardee librarians have created a Ratios tutorial. This tutorial lists sources for both industry and company ratios and includes both print and online sources.  The sources for industry ratios include eStatement Studies, an online database, as well as reference sources such as... Read the rest of this entry »

BU’s College of Engineering has earned its highest-ever ranking from US News & World Report

October 11th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

The College of Engineering has earned its highest-ever ranking from US News & World Report, placing 35th among its peer American schools in the magazine’s latest rankings. It’s a two-slot advance from last year and a long jump from a decade ago, when the school placed 52nd, says Kenneth Lutchen, Read the rest of this entry »