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Open Textbook Workshop for Faculty, February 9

January 17th, 2017

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

Are you a faculty member concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? Are you searching for open educational content that you can freely use, edit, and distribute? Explore open textbook solutions at the BU Libraries' Open Textbook Workshop and receive a $400 stipend for reviewing an... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome Back!

January 10th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

We hope you enjoyed your break! As we begin a new semester, Pardee Library would like to remind you of some of the resources that are currently available. Research Guides: Our library Research Guides cover a wide variety of business-related topics and may be a good starting point for your research. Business... Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries Search has a new look

January 6th, 2017

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

The BU Libraries are excited to announce a new interface for the BU Libraries Search. While the search functionality remains the same, the new design brings a cleaner, contemporary look and feel that works consistently across all devices. In this new interface, you can execute basic searches or create custom... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 20th, 2016

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 Library) will be closed from Saturday, December 24, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Tuesday, December 27 through Friday, December 30, the Science & Engineering Library will be open from 9 am until... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Embase

December 7th, 2016

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

The BU Libraries now have access to Embase.  Embase includes over 6 million records and more than 2,900 journals that are not covered in MEDLINE. It also includes conference abstracts from biomedical, drug and medical device conferences dating back to 2009. Embase currently indexes 6,000+ conferences covering over 2 million conference... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Digital Pedagogy Discussion, 12/15, 12-1pm

December 5th, 2016

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

On Thursday, December 15, the BU Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services will be hosting a discussion on open digital pedagogy: how do we define it and what does/could it look like at BU? We’ll be using the article “Open Digital Pedagogy = Critical Pedagogy” as our jumping-off point for the discussion; you... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Final Exam Hours

November 21st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library will be open extended hours during final exams. The hours for December 13 – 21 are below. Mugar Library is also holding extended hours. Tuesday, December 13 - Thursday December 15 8 am – 11 pm Friday, December 16 8 am – 6 pm Saturday, December 17 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, December 18 10... Read the rest of this entry »

Find Business Journals with BU Libraries Search

November 21st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help finding a business journal, try using the Search for Journals and Newspapers (Advanced Search) feature of the BU Libraries Search. Type the journal name into the search box and the results will be limited to journals and newspapers currently available through the BU Libraries. The BU... Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving weekend hours

November 18th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24. Some libraries may be closed or have shortened hours on Wednesday, November 23 and from Friday, November 25 through Sunday, November 27, so please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly if you have any questions. Thanksgiving... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access and Publication Quality, 11/29, 12-1pm

November 17th, 2016

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

The scholarly communication landscape is rapidly changing. The growth of open access journals, new forms of peer review, and alternative ideas about publication impact are provoking new questions about how we evaluate published scholarship: What criteria can we use to evaluate a scholarly journal? How can we protect ourselves and... Read the rest of this entry »