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Pathways to full text access

November 29th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Found a search result without full text attached? Try this! First, identify the resource type of the item. Is it an article, book, dissertation, an association report, or a government document? The next place to look for full text access depends on the type. Try the methods below for various resource types. ... Read the rest of this entry »

Business Research Guides

November 29th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

As you work on your final projects for the semester, we wanted to remind you that Pardee Library has several Research Guides, Tutorials and Course Guides available to assist with your research. For example, if you need help researching a business topic such as entrepreneurship, take a look at the... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Tutorial: Citing Business Sources

November 14th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help citing 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 also has style manuals available in the reference collection and Chicago Manual of Style is available online. If you have any... Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating African Food & Culture” Library Exhibit & Event – Nov. 13-17, 2017

November 14th, 2017

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library

  As part of International Education Week (Nov. 13-17, 2017) the African Studies Library is offering the following exhibit and event: “Celebrating African Food & Culture”  Food -- we all eat. But what we eat, how we eat, and the traditions we construct around food are wonderfully diverse! Food is often at the heart of social... Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving weekend hours

November 14th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23. Some libraries may be closed or have shortened hours on Wednesday, November 22 and from Friday, November 24 through Sunday, November 26, so please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly if you have any questions. Thanksgiving is... Read the rest of this entry »

Jekyll and GitHub Pages

November 10th, 2017

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

If you are interested in setting up a free website that is easy to maintain and preservable you will want to attend this session. Using the Programming Historian's lesson "Building a static website with Jekyll and GitHub Pages" this session will provide you with the basic tools needed to build... Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University Libraries Seeks University Librarian

November 9th, 2017

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

As Robert Hudson has announced his retirement, the Boston University Libraries seek our next University Librarian. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply. If you know of someone who would be an exceptional candidate, please encourage them to apply or, alternately let us know. Details of how to apply and a full... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Database: Investext Plus

November 7th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Investext Plus provides research reports written by analysts at leading investment banks, brokerage houses and consulting firms. These reports provide in-depth financial information and analysis on companies and industries.  Investext is available on our Business Databases: A-Z page. If you need help searching for a company or industry analyst report, Read the rest of this entry »

Counting and Mining Research Data with Unix

November 3rd, 2017

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

Working with large data sets in numerous files requires rethinking how you approach your initial analysis. Using the Programming Historian lesson "Counting and Mining Research Data with Unix" this session will give you a few tools to analyze your data sets in a way that simply cannot be done using... Read the rest of this entry »

CineAfriq Film Screening: The Father አባትዬው

November 2nd, 2017

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library

COMING SOON & OPEN TO THE BU COMMUNITY! The Father አባትዬው When?  Monday, Nov. 6th, 5:30 - 8:30pm Where?  Mugar Library, 3rd floor  Estin Room (771 Commonwealth Ave) A short political thriller set in the tumultuous period of Ethiopian history that followed the deposing of Emperor Haile Selassie and the rise of a brutal military... Read the rest of this entry »