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Pre-Interview Research Sessions and Personal Research Consultations at Pardee

March 28th, 2014

The Pardee Library will be offering several pre-interview research sessions and personal research consultations over the next several weeks: Pre-Interview Research Come and learn about company and industry resources that will help you prepare for your interviews. Personal Research Consultations Schedule an appointment with a Pardee Library reference librarian for individualized research help.  Come... Read the rest of this entry »

Capstone 2014 Begins on March 28th

March 26th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Science and Engineering Library

Representing the culmination of a BU student’s experience at the College of General Studies, this year’s Capstone Project focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of man and environment. The theme of Think Globally, Act Locally touches upon everything in urban life — climate, biodiversity, wildlife, transportation, water, waste disposal, energy and human... Read the rest of this entry »

New eBook: Citizenship Education in China

March 25th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

As China experiences intense growth, globalization, political and market pressures, scholars have been working for official recognition of the importance of citizenship education within their country.  This book examines the history of citizenship education in China, gives an overview of some current issues, and also contains discussions on textbooks and... Read the rest of this entry »

B.O.N.E.S. Therapy Dog in Mugar March 20-22

March 19th, 2014

B.O.N.E.S. Therapy Dog teams are returning to help keep down mid-semester stress levels!  The trained therapy dogs will be at Mugar Library on: Thurs March 20th 6-7pm Fri March 21st 5-6pm Sat March 22 4-5pm ******APPOINTMENT ONLY****** Contact mugardogs@gmail.com to make an appointment to hang out with some members of the B.O.N.E.S. Therapy Dog team! Find out... Read the rest of this entry »

An Infographic for Plastic Waste

March 17th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Popular Science this month features an infographic about just where plastic waste from the United States is sent. An amazing amount of plastic waste is shipped overseas, to be received for the most part in China. Also, don't miss the related story in Popular Science called The Garbage Man: "In... Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming Library Research Sessions at Pardee Library

March 14th, 2014

The Pardee Management Library will be offering the following library research sessions over the next several weeks: Introduction to Pardee Library Resources This session will provide an overview of the library resources that will be helpful for your coursework including company, industry and country resources.  This session will be particularly helpful for... Read the rest of this entry »

MINES for Libraries survey launches

March 6th, 2014

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

This March the BU Libraries, with the help of our colleagues at IS&T, rolled out MINES for Libraries. MINES is a brief transaction-based survey that samples users of the libraries’ electronic resources to find out the purpose of their use. Survey results will allow us to better understand and document... Read the rest of this entry »

Regular Hours During Spring Break

March 6th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

The Science & Engineering Library will be open during its regular hours over Spring Break (March 8-16): Monday – Thursday 8am – 12 midnight Friday 8am – 7pm Saturday 11am – 7pm Sunday 12 noon – 12 midnight

Spring break library hours (March 8-16)

March 6th, 2014

Many of the BU Libraries, including Mugar Memorial Library, will have modified hours during Spring Recess (March 8-16). For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. We hope you have an enjoyable and safe break!

Handbook of Resilience in Children

February 28th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This 2013 eBook is the second edition and is available to the BU community through the Springer platform, which means each chapter is available as a separate, downloadable pdf that you can load easily onto mobile devices.  The 527 pages of this important work contain 7 basic sections, containing 30... Read the rest of this entry »