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Drop-In Cite-a-Thon @ PERL, 4/10 and 4/13

April 6th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Do you have a final paper coming up? Are you worried the sources are not cited correctly in APA format? We are here to help! On April 10 and April 13, come by the PERL computer lab between 3PM and 5PM to get expert advice on the APA 6th edition. These... Read the rest of this entry »

Workshops on Citation & Reference Management

April 5th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Would you like to learn how to create a bibliography or references page in a matter of seconds? Are you interested in finding ways to store and share your research? If the answer is “yes,” we invite you to attend any or all of the Citation Management Workshops listed below. Introduction... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Resource: Economist Intelligence Unit

April 4th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Economist Intelligence Unit database provides access to EIU Publications such as Country Reports, Country Commerce, ViewsWire, and Country Finance. Each country page in the database provides forecast updates and featured analysis on economic and political events as well as content pertaining to market opportunities, government regulations and the financial... Read the rest of this entry »

CGS Capstone 2017 Research Support

April 3rd, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

The BU librarians have prepared a Capstone Research Guide to assist you with the research process, and created a video presentation to get you started. Groups can take advantage of reserved times in the PAL Lounge on the 3rd floor of Mugar Library to meet and can make appointments with a librarian for research help. Good luck to our CGS students with... Read the rest of this entry »

Plagiarism workshop at Pickering Wednesday 6:30

April 2nd, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

When creating academic works, it's very important to keep in mind that you need to acknowledge previous work. Proper citation is an essential aspect of scholarship. Citing properly allows your reader or audience to locate the materials you have used. Most importantly, citations give credit to the authors of quoted or... Read the rest of this entry »

Finding Financial Data at Pardee Library

March 28th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library will be offering financial data sessions over the next week.  Come and learn about the financial databases that will be helpful for your course assignments.  The following databases will be covered: Bloomberg, Mergent, Factiva, LexisNexis Academic and the WRDS datasets.  Bring your research questions and we will provide... Read the rest of this entry »

Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture Free and Open to the Public

March 28th, 2017

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture: The Autobiography of Coretta Scott King, My Life, My Love, My Legacy as told to Dr. Barbara Reynolds. Come hear The Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds in conversation with The Reverend Dr. Robert Allan Hill, University Chaplain &... Read the rest of this entry »

Win a cash prize for your personal book collection! (Deadline extended)

March 28th, 2017

For 40 years, the Friends of the Libraries of Boston University has sponsored an annual book collecting contest. The contest is open to all full-time students regularly enrolled at Boston University and is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Pre-Interview Research Sessions at Pardee Library

March 21st, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library will be offering pre-interview research sessions over the next several weeks. Come and learn about the company and industry databases that will be helpful for your interview preparation as well as your course assignments.  The following databases will be covered: Hoover’s Company Records, Factiva, LexisNexis Academic, MarketLine, Mergent, Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Guidestar Nonprofit Compensation Report

March 21st, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Pardee Management Library now has the 2016 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report. This report summarizes and analyzes the compensation of 135,000 positions at approximately 96,000 charitable nonprofit organizations. The report is based on GuideStar’s database of digitized IRS 990 Forms. The GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report is available at the Pardee... Read the rest of this entry »