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Massachusetts tax forms available in Mugar Library

February 25th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library

Mugar Library provides 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. Massachusetts tax returns and payments may be filed on or before April 15, 2014. The U.S. federal tax... Read the rest of this entry »

We deliver articles electronically

February 19th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

  Don't be denied. Get that article you need through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department. ILL now routinely delivers articles electronically! Register through our ILLiad system. Once your article request becomes available, you'll receive an email with a link from which you can download it. Most articles will arrive within... Read the rest of this entry »

Win a prize for your personal book collection!

February 15th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

For 37 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. The contest is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Data Literacy in Education

February 13th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

New from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Blog, Ed Prep Matters: "Data literacy is not a new concept in education. Teachers and school leaders are constantly processing data—on student behavior, attendance, performance on assessments, district- and state-level data, etc.—and utilizing it to improve student and school outcomes. Read the rest of this entry »

February 17 (Presidents Day) Library hours

February 10th, 2014

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library

  Most of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, February 17. 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 of the... Read the rest of this entry »

“Tracing the Goth/ic” Conference This Weekend

February 4th, 2014

in Music Library

In association with the Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology and the BU Arts Initiative, the Boston University Graduate Music Society is pleased to present "Tracing the Goth/ic: Viewing Culture Through Barbarism," an interdisciplinary conference, THIS Saturday, February 8th, from 9:00 am until  4:30 pm. Please join the GMS and associates at: The... Read the rest of this entry »

Data Visualizations from the US Census

January 27th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The US Census Bureau has made several data visualizations available on their website. Visitors will be able to quickly scan the page for ready-made visualizations such as Differential City Growth Patterns and Without a High School Education. The Population Bracketology visualization can be used as a game that tests knowledge... Read the rest of this entry »

Get the book off the shelf, please

January 20th, 2014

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

  Please ignore the Request button in Boston University Libraries Search, if the item is “Available at” the library. Retrieve available library materials from the stacks yourself. BU Libraries practice an open stacks policy: it's the quickest way to get books into your hands. The libraries will be turning... Read the rest of this entry »

Discover our eBooks

January 19th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

  There are many ways to find our eBooks. You have probably seen them already in BU Libraries Search. For some of our eBooks, you can even find them with a regular internet search through Google. However, if you are located off campus, you must find some way to prove you... Read the rest of this entry »

January 20th (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Library Hours

January 15th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries will be open on Monday, January 20, 2014.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading Room located on the 3rd floor of Mugar Library will be open from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. The... Read the rest of this entry »