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Welcome to BU Libraries!

August 30th, 2019

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, welcome! If you are a returning student, welcome back and we again look forward to helping you. Here is a glimpse of what's in our collections: BU has the second largest academic library in the Boston... Read the rest of this entry »

Stream Videos with Academic Video Online

August 12th, 2019

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Academic Video Online is now available through BU Libraries.  This collection contains over 67,000 videos on topics including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.  Distributors include Sony Pictures Classics, PBS, and Documentary Education Resources (DER) All films include permission for classroom showings, as well as public... Read the rest of this entry »

July 4 – Libraries Closed

July 1st, 2019

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All BU libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019. For information regarding a particular library schedule, 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 of Independence on July 4, Read the rest of this entry »

New Journal Impact Factors now available

June 28th, 2019

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New Journal Impact Factors can be found in a library database called Journal Citation Reports. The 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports is now available. This edition covers citations from scholarly journal articles published in 2018, and includes: More than 11,000 of the world’s most highly cited, peer reviewed journals 236 research categories ... Read the rest of this entry »

Can Alumni Still Use BU Libraries?

May 13th, 2019

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Congratulations, BU Class of 2019! Though you may soon be far from BU and its libraries, yes, you'll still be able to access some electronic resources. It all depends on licensing agreements with vendors. Here are some that you'll be able to access: ABI/INFORM Complete (Alumni edition) Business, primarily journals, newspapers, reports, Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University Libraries appoint Mark P. Newton as Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies and Innovations

April 29th, 2019

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Boston University Libraries announce that after a nationwide competitive search process, it has named Mark P. Newton as Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies and Innovations, effective June 10, 2019. In this role, Newton will serve as BU Libraries’ chief technology officer, identifying trends and developing effective solutions, collaborations, and... Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots’ Day – April 15 – Library Hours

April 8th, 2019

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Many of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, April 15. 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 »

Tony Zanders joins Boston University Libraries as Inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence

April 1st, 2019

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  As Boston University Libraries engage in a process of identifying its strategic priorities, we are focused on calibrating the organization and our approach to talent management to support research, teaching, and scholarship into 2030 and beyond. As part of this process, the Libraries announce that library software veteran Tony Zanders... Read the rest of this entry »

Take the BU Libraries Survey

April 1st, 2019

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The 2019 BU Libraries Survey has arrived in the inboxes of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Running from March 28th to April 18th, the survey asks questions about how the libraries are serving the BU community. We want to hear from you what you think about our services. The... Read the rest of this entry »

How to renew your books

January 3rd, 2019

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Don't forget to renew your library books! You can renew your books from any location with internet access, through BU Libraries Search. Simply sign in to “My Account” and you will be able to view your loans. Generally, as long as the material has not been requested by another patron, you... Read the rest of this entry »