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July 4th- Libraries closed

June 26th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries will be closed on Tuesday July 4, 2017. For information regarding a particular library schedule over the holiday weekend, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation?

June 13th, 2017

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

The BU Libraries maintains a subscription to the premier dissertations and theses database: ProQuest dissertations and theses. Dissertations written in the United States from 1997 to the present are usually available in full text, PDF version in this database. For older dissertations, abstracts are available in this database, and physical copies are... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 27th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Beginning Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00 am, through Friday, May 12 at 11:00 pm, Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours. Between the hours of midnight and 6:00 am, access to the library will be limited to currently registered Boston University students. All six floors of the library... Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University Libraries 2016 Survey Report

April 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

In the spring of 2016, the Boston University libraries surveyed BU faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students to determine their use of and satisfaction with library services and resources. This report covers findings from the survey about the libraries’ collections, including opinions on the resources provided by the libraries, their use, Read the rest of this entry »

Workshops on Citation & Reference Management

April 5th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Would you like to learn how to create a bibliography or references page in a matter of seconds? Are you interested in finding ways to store and share your research? If the answer is “yes,” we invite you to attend any or all of the Citation Management Workshops listed below. Introduction... Read the rest of this entry »

CGS Capstone 2017 Research Support

April 3rd, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

The BU librarians have prepared a Capstone Research Guide to assist you with the research process, and created a video presentation to get you started. Groups can take advantage of reserved times in the PAL Lounge on the 3rd floor of Mugar Library to meet and can make appointments with a librarian for research help. Good luck to our CGS students with... Read the rest of this entry »

Massachusetts tax forms available at Mugar Library

March 9th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Mugar Library distributes print tax forms for both full-year Massachusetts residents and also part-year non-residents. These booklets are available on the New Book shelves located opposite the Mugar Circulation Desk on the first floor. Due to the Patriot's Day holiday on Monday April 17, Massachusetts tax returns and payments are due... Read the rest of this entry »

February 20 (Presidents Day) Library Hours

February 15th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Several of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, February 20. For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Also known as Washington's Birthday, the holiday was originally established to celebrate the life and contributions of the first President... Read the rest of this entry »

Write-Ins @ Mugar – Seniors Honors Thesis

February 1st, 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

Weekly Honors Senior Thesis Write-Ins Having trouble making time to write your thesis? Want to build a regular writing schedule for your thesis? Join us every Monday from 6 pm to 8pm at Mugar Library, 3rd floor - Room 302. Writing tutor and librarian available. Bring your laptop / writing tablet and your coffee. ... Read the rest of this entry »

MyPrint Changes

January 18th, 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

All printers on the IS&T MyPrint network, including those at Mugar Library, were updated over intersession. Printers in Mugar are now located on the first, second, and third floors and also in the basement. With this change the MyPrint Center on the first floor of Mugar is now closed. Additional MyPrint... Read the rest of this entry »