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Library Services for BU Alumni

April 25th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Did you know that BU Alumni have remote access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles? To access these resources, alumni may visit the Alumni Services webpage on the main library website. Databases currently available to BU alumni include ABI/Inform, Business Source (EBSCO Alumni Edition), JSTOR, Read the rest of this entry »

National Academies Press Education Collection

April 25th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The National Academies Press (NAP) offers its entire PDF catalog of books for free! The press is the publishing arm of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, the National Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, and publishes books and reports that scientists, educators, and policy makers rely on. Their... Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University Libraries 2016 Survey Report

April 17th, 2017

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

In the spring of 2016, the Boston University libraries surveyed BU faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students to determine their use of and satisfaction with library services and resources. This report covers findings from the survey about the libraries’ collections, including opinions on the resources provided by the libraries, their use, Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Guide: International Business & Country Information

April 14th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The newly reorganized International Business & Country Information guide is a great starting point for conducting international business research.  This guide includes a wide variety of country information sources such as country snapshots and statistics, finance, and global trade.  The resources can be searched by country or by region.  The... Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots Day- April 17- Library Hours

April 10th, 2017

Many of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, April 17.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. This Massachusetts state holiday (also observed in Maine) commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »