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Winter Intersession Hours

December 12th, 2014

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Stone Science Library

All BU libraries (including Mugar Memorial Library) will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 1 pm through Sunday, January 4, 2015, except for the Science and Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31, the Science and Engineering Library will be open... Read the rest of this entry »

Renew Your Books From Home Over the Holidays

December 3rd, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Did you know that you can renew your library books from home while you are on break?  Simply visit the Pardee Library home page and look for Related Links on the right side of the page.  Click on the Renew Books link and you will be prompted to enter your... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library Extended Exam Hours

December 2nd, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Management Library will be open extended hours during the final exam period.  The hours for December 11 – 19 are listed below.  Holiday, Intersession, and modified hours are listed on the Pardee hours page.  Mugar Library is also holding extended hours. Thursday, December 11 8 am – 11 pm Friday, December... Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving by the numbers

November 20th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Happy Thanksgiving!  Aside from being an annual American holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey, Thanksgiving is frequently associated with travel, eating, and shopping. Thanksgiving Travel 41.3 million:  Amount of travelers expected to celebrate the holiday with a road trip and likely enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices... Read the rest of this entry »

Bloomberg Essentials Program

November 12th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Frederick S. Pardee Management Library currently provides students access to the Bloomberg Essentials Program.  The Bloomberg Essentials Online Training program is designed to provide users with an introduction to the Bloomberg Professional Service.  Four Core videos will provide users with the basic Bloomberg functionality and four supplemental Market Sector... Read the rest of this entry »

Citing Business Sources

November 12th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help citing your sources for your assignments, the Pardee librarians have created a Citing Business Sources guide with sample Chicago style, MLA style and APA style citations.  The library also has style manuals available in the reference collection as well as The Chicago Manual of Style available... Read the rest of this entry »

Reminder for Students Taking SM131 and SM151

November 5th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

We wanted to remind you that the Pardee Library has created a research guide for your course.  We also have business guides pertaining to company and industry information that should be helpful for your project. SM131: Business, Society, and Ethics SM151: Creating Value in the Global Economy Company Information Sources Industry Information Sources If you... Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day (November 11) Library Hours

November 5th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries are open regular hours on Tuesday, November  11.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Veterans Day is a national and state holiday honoring those individuals who have served in the U.S. military. For additional resources, visit... Read the rest of this entry »

Halloween By the Numbers

October 30th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires. Today, Halloween has evolved into a celebration characterized by child-friendly activities, such as costumes, trick-or-treating and carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns. The U.S. Census Bureau and National Confectioners Association have... Read the rest of this entry »

Fun Facts About 2014 Halloween Consumer Spending

October 22nd, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Did you know that according to the National Retail Federation, Halloween will be celebrated in record numbers in 2014, with more than two-thirds of Americans buying Halloween costumes? Total spending for the holiday on costumes, decorations, candy and more is estimated at $7.4 billion, including $350 million on costumes for... Read the rest of this entry »