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Exhibition in Mugar: The Right to Express Your Ideas

April 28th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Running through May 1st, Mugar Library is currently hosting an installation exploring the right to freely and openly express ideas.  The installation was created by two Mugar Greene Scholars (MUGS) who are graphic design students at CFA, Adriana Antezana and Ava DeVoe, with the help of the entire MUGS team. Using information from United Nations... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar Library: Extended Hours for Final Exams

April 22nd, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Beginning Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:00 am, through Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm, 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... Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Ken Liss, Head of Liaison & Instruction Services

April 11th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library

Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Liss as Head of Liaison & Instruction Services. In this position Ken will work to strengthen the outreach and instruction provided by librarians that supports the research, teaching, and learning of the University’s schools and colleges as library content – scholarship and research... Read the rest of this entry »

Former Prime Minister of Kenya visits the African Studies Library

April 3rd, 2014

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

    The African Studies Library was very pleased to host his excellency Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya for a brief visit and tour this morning.  He was particularly interested in the library's collections of Kenyan government documents, maps, and Luo texts, including folktales and stories that he recalled from... Read the rest of this entry »

Capstone 2014 Begins on March 28th

March 26th, 2014

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

Representing the culmination of a BU student’s experience at the College of General Studies, this year’s Capstone Project focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of man and environment. The theme of Think Globally, Act Locally touches upon everything in urban life — climate, biodiversity, wildlife, transportation, water, waste disposal, energy and human... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »