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National Academies Press Education Collection

April 24th, 2015

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The National Academies Press (NAP) offers its entire PDF catalog of books for free! The press is the publishing arm of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, the National Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, and publishes books and reports that scientists, educators, and policy makers rely on. Their... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 23rd, 2015

Pardee Management Library will be open extended hours during the final exam period.  The hours for May 1 - 9 are listed below.  Mugar Library is also holding extended hours. Friday, May 1 8 am - 8 pm Saturday, May 2 10 am - 6 pm Sunday, May 3 10 am - 12 midnight Monday, May 4... Read the rest of this entry »

IBISWorld: New Reports

April 22nd, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

We are pleased to announce that more than 250 new reports have recently been added to our IBISWorld subscription.  Now part of our subscription is Global Industry Reports, which consists of 75 reports focusing on industry performance in key regions such as Europe, Asia, the Middle East and more.  Another... Read the rest of this entry »

Library Services for BU Alumni

April 17th, 2015

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

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 webpage on the Library’s website.  Databases currently available to BU alumni include ABI/INFORM Complete, Business Source (Ebsco Alumni Edition), ebrary... Read the rest of this entry »

Library Services for BU Alumni

April 15th, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

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 webpage on the Library’s website. Databases now available to BU alumni include ABI/Inform, Business Source (EBSCO Alumni Edition), JSTOR, Project... Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots Day (April 20) Library Hours

April 13th, 2015

  Most of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, April 20.  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 »

Pardee Library: Patriots Day Hours (April 20)

April 13th, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

  The Pardee Management Library will be open regular hours (8 am - 11 pm) on Monday, April 20.  For information about other BU library hours on Patriots Day, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. This Massachusetts state holiday (also observed in Maine) commemorates the opening battles of... Read the rest of this entry »

Resource for parents and educators: Common Sense Media

April 10th, 2015

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Common Sense Media is a great site for parents and educators.  A new feature of the site lists several common "Parent Concerns", such as: Privacy and Internet Safety Violence in the Media Screen Time Sex, Gender, and Body Image Facebook, Instagram, and Social. One can find reviews of books, games, movies, apps, and more by an... Read the rest of this entry »

Citing Business Sources

April 8th, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

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

Boston College Boisi Center holds lecture on “Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Denial”

April 7th, 2015

in Science and Engineering Library

Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Denial Speaker: Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Time: 5:30-7:00 PM Location: McGuinn Hall 121 A live broadcast of this event can be watched at http://frontrow.bc.edu/climatedenial for those who can not attend in person. More information here.