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Online Services

All Boston University Libraries services are online for the fall semester. For assistance (via Chat, Email or Zoom Consultation) visit Ask a Librarian.

Visiting the Libraries

Mugar Memorial Library is open to current BU students, faculty, and staff. Through the fall 2020 semester, Mugar’s daily hours of operation will be 8 am to 11 pm.

Pardee Management Library is open Monday through Thursday 8 am to 7 pm; Friday 8 am to 6 pm; Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; and Sunday 11 am to 7 pm.

Science and Engineering Library will be closed to patrons for most of the fall 2020 semester. We plan to reopen this branch for final exams on Monday, November 30 through Saturday, December 19. Modified reading and exam period hours will be Monday through Thursday 8 am to 7 pm; Friday 8 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday 11 am to 6 pm; and Sunday 12 pm to 7 pm.

Pickering Educational Resources Library will be closed through the academic year.

Stone Science Library will be closed through the academic year.

Requesting Materials

Scanning & Digital Delivery

The Libraries will provide scanning and electronic document delivery of scanned materials from the Libraries for faculty and doctoral students by request. Faculty and doctoral students who need scanned portions of books and other printed materials held by the BU Libraries for instruction or research should submit a request via the Scanning and Digital Delivery Requests Form.

BU Libraries 2 Go

BU Libraries are now offering a request and contactless pickup service for books. Stacks at all Libraries locations are closed to patrons until further notice and materials can only be accessed digitally or via BU Libraries 2 Go.

Page last updated October 5, 2020.