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Data Sources available through Pardee Library

April 11th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Pardee Library provides access to several databases and datasets that may be helpful for your research. These resources include a wide variety of financial, economic, government and marketing data. To learn more about the data resources at the Pardee Library take a look at the following library guides: Business &... Read the rest of this entry »

New database available: PsycTESTS from the APA

April 6th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

The PsycTESTS database is produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), and provides descriptive summaries and the full text, when available, for thousands of non-commercial psychological tests and measures. Also provided are summaries of commercially available tests with links to the publisher. It includes a wide variety of test types in... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Resource: ENGnetBASE

April 6th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

ENGnetBASE is an eBook collection that includes 2,300+ reference books and handbooks covering a wide range of engineering subjects. The resource is especially strong in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering and includes the well-respected CRC Handbooks published by CRC Press. This collection recently migrated to the Taylor & Francis eBook... Read the rest of this entry »

Later today: Killing Us Softly: Advertising’s Image of Women (4th edition)

April 3rd, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Pickering Library’s Education on Film series continues later today, Tuesday, April 3rd at 5pm. We will be showing the film Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women (4th edition) from the library’s Kanopy database. The movie examines the challenges women continue to face through advertising: images that stereotype women in a number of ways and that promote unhealthy... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

March 30th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

We are pleased to announce that the library has added the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism to its collections.  This dictionary is a compilation of terms, texts, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. This resource also includes vocabulary from Neo-Confucian texts, as well as other philosophical and historical sources. If... Read the rest of this entry »

Financial databases available through Pardee Library

March 27th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you want to learn more about financial databases provided by the Pardee Library, a brief description is available through the Financial Databases Overview research tutorial. These databases include company financials, historical prices, financial ratios and market data. A complete list of all Pardee Library databases is available through the... Read the rest of this entry »

Citing Sources & Creating Bibliographies

March 27th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources 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 »

New Resource: American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals

March 23rd, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that the library has added American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals to its electronic collections. This unique resource includes digitized images of American magazines published between 1684 and 1912. It covers the history of slavery, literature, women's and religious issues, politics, culture, the arts and foreign... Read the rest of this entry »

Finding Business Journals

March 20th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help finding a business journal, try using the Journal and Newspaper Titles feature of the BU Libraries Search. Type the journal name into the search box and the results will be limited to journals and newspapers currently available through the BU Libraries. The BU Libraries currently subscribe... Read the rest of this entry »

Later today: Starving the Beast: the Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities

March 19th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Pickering Library’s Education on Film series continues later today, Monday, March 19 at 4pm. We will be showing the film Starving the Beast: the Battle to Disrupt and Reform America's Public Universities from the library’s Kanopy database. The movie explores various pressures affecting higher education. Please feel free to bring... Read the rest of this entry »