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Advance Open at OpenCon 2016 Boston, 11/9

October 28th, 2016

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Join us for OpenCon 2016 Boston, a satellite event of OpenCon 2016, a global conference for students and early-career researchers to learn about open access, open data, and open education. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Mugar Memorial Library (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access Week 2016 Events: Join Us!

October 3rd, 2016

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This October, for the sixth year running, BU is pleased to participate in the international Open Access Week. We have organized several events leading up to, and during, the week of October 24th. We'd love for you to join us; please register for as many as you like using the form below. All events are... Read the rest of this entry »

Use your Terrier Card at BC, Brandeis and Northeastern

September 13th, 2016

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We are very pleased to let you know that Boston University matriculating students, faculty, and staff can now borrow books directly from the libraries at Boston College, Brandeis University and Northeastern University using their Boston University ID (Terrier Card). Matriculating students, faculty, and staff who want to borrow materials from these... Read the rest of this entry »

BU WorldCat Local service streamlined

September 6th, 2016

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BU WorldCat Local service has been updated and streamlined for your convenience. Previously, some requests used the WorldCat Local interface, while others were requested through Interlibrary Loan. While you may still choose to use the WorldCat Local interface to search for, identify, and request books, you will now be able to make all... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 29th, 2016

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If you are an entering undergraduate or graduate student, a new faculty or staff member, please avail yourself of the library's varied and wide-ranging resources! If you are a returning student, welcome back and we again look forward to helping you. The following statistics indicate the extensive nature of our collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Winners of the Library Survey iPad minis Announced

May 11th, 2016

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A huge thank you to all students and faculty who took the 2016 library survey. Linda Plunket, Associate University Librarian and the chair of the Library Assessment Committee, says the response rate was terrific for faculty, graduate students, and for undergraduate students. Her team will now diligently explore all of the... Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Gabe Adugna: new Africana librarian.

January 13th, 2016

in African Studies Library

The African Studies Library is pleased to announce that Gabeyehyu (Gabe) Adugna has joined the African Studies Library staff as the new Africana Librarian. Gabe brings with him 15 years of experience as a reference & instruction librarian. Most recently, he comes from the Baltimore-D.C. area where he had been working at... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 16th, 2015

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All BU libraries (including Mugar Memorial Library) will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 1 pm through Sunday, January 3, 2016, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Monday, December 28 through Thursday, December 31, the Science & Engineering Library will be open... Read the rest of this entry »

Use of the Library’s Collection: Findings from the MINES Survey

December 2nd, 2015

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The BU Libraries conducted a brief, year-long online survey about the use of the Library’s online collections. For the first time, the Libraries were able to determine who (faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, etc.) was using the electronic resources and why (teaching, coursework, research, etc.) A summary and the full report, Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 20th, 2015

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

If you are an entering undergraduate or graduate student, a new faculty or staff member, please avail yourself of the library's varied and wide-ranging resources!  If you are a returning student, welcome back and we again look forward to helping you. The following statistics indicate the extensive nature of our collection and... Read the rest of this entry »