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Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

December 8th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library

Beginning Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:00 am, through Tuesday, December 20 at midnight, Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours. During late night/early morning hours (generally between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am) access to the library will be restricted to currently enrolled Boston University students with a BU ID... 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 »

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 »

Veterans Day-November 11

November 1st, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries are open regular hours on Friday, 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 »

Citing Sources & Creating Bibliographies

October 28th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library

If you need assistance citing your sources, be sure to consult the library's Citing Your Sources research guide.  This guide will help you locate some of the most frequently used style manuals and provides links to a few subject specific citation guides. Also, if you are interested in using a bibliographic... Read the rest of this entry »

Advance Open at OpenCon 2016 Boston, 11/9

October 28th, 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

Join us for OpenCon 2016 Boston, a satellite event of OpenCon 2016, a global conference for students and early-career researchers to learn about open access, open data, and open education. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Mugar Memorial Library (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access Week 2016 Events: Join Us!

October 3rd, 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

This October, for the sixth year running, BU is pleased to participate in the international Open Access Week. We have organized several events leading up to, and during, the week of October 24th. We'd love for you to join us; please register for as many as you like using the form below. All events are... Read the rest of this entry »

William T. Vollmann Colloquium October 7th, 3pm

September 26th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library

Moderated by Robert Chodat (Boston University), a group of panelists will discuss the work and legacy of William T. Vollmann, an American novelist, journalist, war correspondent, short story writer, and essayist. Panelists: Christopher K. Coffman (BU), Priscilla Juvelis (Priscilla Juvelis Rare Books), Daniel Lukes (Indiana University - Bloomington), Bryan Santin (University... Read the rest of this entry »