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Libraries open on Labor Day, September 5

August 26th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Many of the BU Libraries will be open Labor Day (Monday, September 5).  For information regarding a particular library schedule over Labor Day weekend, please consult the Hours page or phone the library directly. Labor Day is a national holiday in the United States and Canada in honor of working people. The first... Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

August 19th, 2016

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

Each year, The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes a special report called the Almanac of Higher Education. The Almanac features a unique collection of data, tables, and analysis focusing on areas of education such as diversity, finance, enrollment, and many others that are open for you to explore. Check out this year's Almanac... Read the rest of this entry »

Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen has been appointed to the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for Engineering

August 17th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen has been appointed to the National Science Foundation's Advisory Committee for Engineering, a panel of a dozen leaders from academia and industry that provides advice and recommendations on support for research, education and related activities to the agency's Directorate for Engineering. FULL STORY

New finance and economics journals

August 17th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

We are pleased to announce that the BU Libraries have recently added two new journals pertaining to finance and economics.  Both are available online through Oxford University Press Journals. Review of Finance is the official journal of the European Finance Association.  It covers several areas of financial economics, including asset pricing, Read the rest of this entry »

Display of the Month- Bookflix

August 3rd, 2016

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This month at PERL, check out our "Bookflix" display! We put together recommended books for a variety of categories. All of the books are available at our library. Click on the images below to find the books in BU Library Search: New Arrivals:     Young Adult Lit with LGBT Protagonists:      Comedy:       Wordless Picture Books:    

Google releases 2016 journal metrics

July 15th, 2016

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

Google has just released the 2016 edition of Google Scholar Metrics. This ranking of important scholarly journals is available across many relevant categories and subcategories, and includes journals in various languages. You can find nearly all of the ranked journals represented in BU Libraries Search. For more details on the... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation or thesis?

July 8th, 2016

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

The BU Libraries maintain a subscription to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global which is the primary database for digital dissertations. The database provides full text (PDF) access to most of the dissertations added since 1997. Dissertations from prior to 1997 may be found in the database, but generally only as... Read the rest of this entry »

July 4th – BU Libraries Closed

June 27th, 2016

All BU libraries will be closed on Monday July 4, 2016. For information regarding a particular library schedule over the holiday weekend, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration... Read the rest of this entry »

New eResource: CEPR Discussion Papers

June 21st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

We are pleased to announce that the BU Libraries have recently added CEPR Discussion Papers to its electronic collections. CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) publishes more than 700 Discussion Papers per year on a variety of subject areas.  The Discussion Papers archive consists of more than 10,000 papers from... Read the rest of this entry »

Using Google Scholar Related Searches

June 16th, 2016

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

  Need help researching a new topic? Sometimes, it's difficult to figure out which keywords to use in order to get the best results. Utilizing Google Scholar's related searches feature can help with this problem. For example, take the search phrase differentiated instruction. As you can see from the search results, Google Scholar... Read the rest of this entry »