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Win a cash prize in a personal book collecting contest!

February 1st, 2016

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

For 39 years, the Friends of the Libraries of Boston University has sponsored an annual book collecting contest. The contest is open to all full-time students regularly enrolled at Boston University and is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Using Jupyter Notebooks with the BU Study Group

January 29th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Science and Engineering Library

The BU Study Group, headed by data management librarian Tom Hohenstein, is a community where anybody and everybody in the BU community can come to learn coding skills. Every week they tackle a new software or coding language, or host co-working sessions where anyone can share their latest projects. This week’s... Read the rest of this entry »

Who uses the library and why?

January 20th, 2016

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

The BU Libraries Assessment Committee is tasked with coordinating assessment activities across all BU libraries. The Committee conducts both qualitative and quantitative research to understand faculty and student scholarly needs and to support data-driven decision making in the libraries. Between 2010 and 2014, the Committee produced three separate surveys of BU... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome back!

January 12th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Welcome back and Happy New Year! As we gear up for the Spring semester, we wanted to remind you about some things you can do at Mugar Library: Study Receive prompt assistance at the Research Center Make a research appointment Borrow books, CDs, LPs or browse journals Use our computers or printers Get help at the... Read the rest of this entry »

January 18th (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Library Hours

January 11th, 2016

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Many of the BU libraries will be open on Monday, January 18, 2016.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading Room located on the 3rd floor of Mugar Library will be open from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. The... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 16th, 2015

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 Memorial Library) will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 1 pm through Sunday, January 3, 2016, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Monday, December 28 through Thursday, December 31, the Science & Engineering Library will be open... Read the rest of this entry »

New online payment of processing fees for submitting theses & dissertations

December 3rd, 2015

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

Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce that processing fees for submitting theses and dissertations to Mugar Memorial Library may now be paid online using a variety of credit card options.  The payment link is available on the Research Guide for Writers of Theses & Dissertations. The submission process is... Read the rest of this entry »

Use of the Library’s Collection: Findings from the MINES Survey

December 2nd, 2015

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 conducted a brief, year-long online survey about the use of the Library’s online collections. For the first time, the Libraries were able to determine who (faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, etc.) was using the electronic resources and why (teaching, coursework, research, etc.) A summary and the full report, Read the rest of this entry »

Ask a Librarian help is available

November 23rd, 2015

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Please take a moment to check out our Ask A Librarian help site! It's super easy to search or browse our Frequently Asked Questions, and also see which have been viewed more often. This is a great way to learn quickly about all of the various resources and services we offer. Our... Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving weekend hours

November 18th, 2015

in Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26.  Some libraries may be closed or have shortened hours on Wednesday, November 25 and from Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29, so please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly if you have any questions. Thanksgiving is... Read the rest of this entry »