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Makwande! Increasing Africa’s Presence on Wikipedia

October 17th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Add to Wikipedia’s Content about Africa or Contribute to African-Language Wikipedias November 13, 2018, 1-4pm Boston University, 745 Commonwealth Ave. School of Theology, Room B24 (Oxnam Room)  Please RSVP using the form below   Edit Wikipedia in African Languages Did you know there are active Wikipedias in 292 languages, including more than 30 African languages? Yet... Read the rest of this entry »

OpenCon 2018 Boston

October 12th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Boston University Libraries and Boston College Libraries are pleased to announce OpenCon 2018 Boston on Friday, November 9th. OpenCon is an annual global event that helps educate and drive culture change around open access. Participants learn about open access, open education, open data, and hear from colleagues regarding the important work they... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Access World News

October 2nd, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Access World News provides full-text current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more. This resource includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 10,000 sources. Access World News is grant funded through August 2020. If you need any assistance with this resource, please contact a reference librarian. 

Celebrate Banned Books Week

September 27th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Banned Books Week is dedicated to the celebration of free expression and the freedom to read. Visit Mugar Library to pick up a zine created by the Mugar Greene Scholars about Banned Books Week or you can read it online. While at Mugar, you can also view posters created by... Read the rest of this entry »

Doing research off-campus? Connect Google Scholar to BU Libraries Search

September 25th, 2018

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

So you're off-campus and you want to do some research with Google Scholar. Did you know you can connect Google Scholar to BU Libraries Search? To activate the connection, first sign in to your Google account if you have one. Then, click Settings on the Scholar home page, click into the... Read the rest of this entry »

“Silenced Voices and Stories in Africa: A Discussion”

September 24th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Banned Books Week (Sept. 23 -29) is an annual event across libraries and schools in America, celebrating our freedom to read and bringing awareness to those who do not have that right. The theme for this year is "Banning Books Silences Stories". The Mugar Green Scholars in collaboration with the... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Black abolitionist papers

September 12th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Black abolitionist papers searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. The content includes letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays from libraries and archives in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and the United... Read the rest of this entry »

Pickering Educational Resources Library Welcomes BU Wheelock Students

September 10th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Welcome to new and returning BU Wheelock students! Please visit us at the Pickering Educational Resources Library, located at 2 Silber Way. Our hours have expanded: we are now open at 8am Monday through Friday, and we close at 10pm Monday through Thursday. Education resources can be found using BU Libraries Search (BULS), Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries on Social Media

September 5th, 2018

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

Now that you're back on campus, stay connected with BU Libraries on social media! Most of our libraries have their own accounts and we also have a general news account to keep you updated on what the libraries are up to. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 24th, 2018

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

If you are an entering undergraduate or graduate student, a new faculty or staff member, please avail yourself of the library's varied and wide-ranging resources! If you are a returning student, welcome back and we again look forward to helping you. The following statistics indicate the extensive nature of our collection... Read the rest of this entry »