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771 Commonwealth Ave


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    • Study Area

      Quiet study area

    • Current Periodicals

      Current-year journals arranged alphabetically by title

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    • Microfiche Cases

      Mugar microfiche sets include ERIC documents, HRAF files, Congressional documents, and UN documents, to name a few. Inquire at the information desk for assistance.

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    • Microforms Library

      Featuring a wide variety of materials on microform and microfiche. Equipment to make physical and digital copies (PDF) are available.

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    • Krasker Film Library

      Krasker Film/Video Services provides instructional media support to University classes.

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    • Micro A-XZ

      Primarily supplemental print indexes and guides for microform collections.

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    • Information

      Get help with locating, viewing or making copies of items

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    • Newspapers

      Past newspaper issues. For current issues, see information desk.

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    • Reserve

      Find required course readings here. Take note of the call number of the reading you want and bring it to the Reserve Desk.

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    • IT Help Center

      Get tech support from BU IT staff (software, hardware, and account services).

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    • Security

      Security staff are identifiable by the burgundy blazers they wear. Feel free to ask for assistance at any time.

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    • Circulation

      Check out, renew, and recall items. Get assistance locating items on the shelves and report missing books. Apply for a BLC card. Apply for a carrel.

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    • XA-XZ

      Reference books for in library use. Includes encyclopedias and dictionaries.

    • Print Center

      Pick up your print jobs released through MyPrint here.

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    • Scan and Copy Center

      Scan and e-mail documents or save to a USB drive for free. Make photocopies for 10 cents per page.

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    • Guest Computers

      The public can access the Internet on these computers. Librarians can log you in to subscription databases. Word processing and printing are not available on these computers.

    • Research Center

      Get help locating sources for your papers or research from Mugar librarians

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    • Exhibits

      Featured exhibits from the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

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    • Current Periodicals

    • Service Window

      Audio request, Help, Standard Reserves, Staff Offices

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    • Mini Scores

    • Open Reserves

    • Tables 7a and 7b

    • Listening Room

    • Fiedler Reading Room

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    • Classroom 203

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    • Classroom 205

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    • Stacks 'N'

      Fine Arts

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    • 'M' and 'XML' Call numbers

    • Folio A-Z

      Oversized books

    • Technical Services

      Staff work area

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    • Bibliographic Services

      Staff work area

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    • Dissertations/Theses Coordinator

      Office of Brendan McDermott

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    • Interlibrary Loan

      ILL is a free service that allows you to borrow items from other libraries that BU does not own. Request an item online and you will be notified when your item is ready for pickup.

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    • Library Administration

      Staff work area and office of Robert Hudson, Director

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    • MLK Jr. Reading Room

      An exhibition of correspondence, letters, and photos chronicalling King's life.

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    • Stacks - 'BF'

      Psychology

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    • HM-HX

      Social Sciences

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    • Stack Q

      Science

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    • R

      Medicine

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    • PAL Lounge

      The PAL Study Lounge offers great views and a comfortable place to study, alone or in groups.

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    • Reference Desk

      Open 9AM to 5PM for research assistance. There are two computer terminals available here.

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    • Current Periodicals

      Current African periodicals are held inside the African Studies Library. The bound volumes of these titles are shelved in the circulating stacks on the 6th floor.

    • Unbound African Documents

      Unbound African Documents (searchable via the catalog) and J Documents (searchable via card catalog)

    • Bound African Documents

      The African Docs are available in the online catalog. The "J Docs", an older collection of government documents is searchable using the card catalog inside the African Studies Library.

    • Call Number 'Z'

      The African Docs are available in the online catalog. The "J Docs", an older collection of government documents is searchable using the card catalog inside the African Studies Library.

    • Maps

      The African Docs are available in the online catalog. The "J Docs", an older collection of government documents is searchable using the card catalog inside the African Studies Library.

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