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Women’s History Month Transcribe-a-thon on 3/21

March 13th, 2017

Join us at the BU Libraries Transcribe-a-thon to celebrate Women’s History Month and help transcribe historical documents from the Smithsonian Museums. What: BU Libraries Women’s History Month Transcribe-a-thon When: Tuesday, March 21, 12:30-2:00 pm Where: Mugar Library, Room 302 Bring your laptop and help us make women’s history more accessible! No experience with transcribing... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library Featured New Books

March 13th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Are you looking for something to read in your spare time? If so, be sure to check out the Pardee Library Featured New Books page. This page includes a list of new print books that may be borrowed from Pardee Library, as well as a list of new ebooks that... Read the rest of this entry »

PERL Book Madness 2017

March 13th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This month, PERL is hosting two book tournaments: one for the best YA novel and one for the best Children's book. Both tournaments started with 16 books chosen by PERL staff and student workers. Over the past two weeks, patrons voted 92 times to narrow the pool down to the Elite 8. There are still... Read the rest of this entry »

Massachusetts tax forms available at Mugar Library

March 9th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Mugar Library distributes print tax forms for both full-year Massachusetts residents and also part-year non-residents. These booklets are available on the New Book shelves located opposite the Mugar Circulation Desk on the first floor. Due to the Patriot's Day holiday on Monday April 17, Massachusetts tax returns and payments are due... Read the rest of this entry »

Create Company Lists with Business Databases

March 7th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Pardee Management Library has several databases for creating lists of companies by industry and geographic location. Two examples would be Reference USA and the Company Dossier database in LexisNexis Academic. These databases can be very helpful when you need to create a list of targeted companies for your job... Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Break Library Hours (March 4 – 12)

March 3rd, 2017

Many of the BU Libraries, including Mugar Memorial Library, will have modified or shortened hours during Spring Recess (March 4 - 12). For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Have a great break!

Fake News: Discerning Fact from Fiction

February 28th, 2017

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

Are you having trouble distinguishing “fake news” from real news? Don’t worry, you are not alone and BU Librarians are here to assist you! To help distinguish fake news from real news, check out our Fake News & News Bias research guide. You might be wondering: what implications does this have for education? According to this NPR article, a Stanford study demonstrates how... Read the rest of this entry »

March Recess? see you here!

February 24th, 2017

in Music Library

Plan out your work, it's quieter here and will be a great time to get at it, uninterrupted. Music staff are here that week Mon-Fri, 8:30am-6pm and Sunday before classes start as usual (see hours). We'll be happy to help you find supporting resources, repertoire, roam recordings, get inside... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library Research Guides

February 21st, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

We wanted to remind you that the Pardee Management Library has several Research Guides, Tutorials and Course Guides available to assist you with your research. For example, if you need help researching a business topic such as entrepreneurship, take a look at the Entrepreneurship and New Ventures guide. For helpful... Read the rest of this entry »

February 20 (Presidents Day) Library Hours

February 15th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Several of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, February 20. For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Also known as Washington's Birthday, the holiday was originally established to celebrate the life and contributions of the first President... Read the rest of this entry »