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MINES for Libraries survey launches

March 6th, 2014

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 March the BU Libraries, with the help of our colleagues at IS&T, rolled out MINES for Libraries. MINES is a brief transaction-based survey that samples users of the libraries’ electronic resources to find out the purpose of their use. Survey results will allow us to better understand and document... Read the rest of this entry »

Massachusetts tax forms available in Mugar Library

February 25th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library

Mugar Library provides 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. Massachusetts tax returns and payments may be filed on or before April 15, 2014. The U.S. federal tax... Read the rest of this entry »

We deliver articles electronically

February 19th, 2014

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

  Don't be denied. Get that article you need through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department. ILL now routinely delivers articles electronically! Register through our ILLiad system. Once your article request becomes available, you'll receive an email with a link from which you can download it. Most articles will arrive within... Read the rest of this entry »

Win a prize for your personal book collection!

February 15th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

For 37 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. The contest is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

February 17 (Presidents Day) Library hours

February 10th, 2014

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library

  Most of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, February 17. 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 of the... Read the rest of this entry »

Get the book off the shelf, please

January 20th, 2014

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

  Please ignore the Request button in Boston University Libraries Search, if the item is “Available at” the library. Retrieve available library materials from the stacks yourself. BU Libraries practice an open stacks policy: it's the quickest way to get books into your hands. The libraries will be turning... Read the rest of this entry »

January 20th (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Library Hours

January 15th, 2014

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries will be open on Monday, January 20, 2014.  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 »

Copyright Week

January 14th, 2014

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

The Electronic Freedom Foundation is celebrating six days of Copyright Week.  Each day they are examining six principles that do affect scholarly communication. The six principles are Transparency; Building and Defending a Robust Public Domain; Open Access; You Bought it, You Own It; Fair Use Rights; and Getting Copyright Right. New... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 18th, 2013

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

Most BU libraries will either observe a modified schedule or be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 1 p.m. through Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  Some libraries will also have limited hours on Thursday, December 26, Friday, December 27 and Monday, December 30 and Tuesday, December 31.   During  those days... Read the rest of this entry »

Expanded Alumni Access to eResources

October 23rd, 2013

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 are pleased to announce that BU alumni now have increased access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles. To access these resources, alumni should visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website. Databases now available to BU alumni include JSTOR, Project Muse, Read the rest of this entry »