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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 »

Veterans Day (November 11) Library Hours

November 4th, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

Most of the BU libraries are open regular hours on Wednesday, November  11.  For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Veterans Day is a national and state holiday honoring those individuals who have served in the U.S. military. For additional resources, visit... Read the rest of this entry »

Election Day: Tuesday November 3, 2015

October 28th, 2015

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

This year, Election Day is taking place on Tuesday November 3rd.  If you don't know where to vote, the Massachusetts Election and Voting Information page from the Secretary of State's office should help.  They also provide a page on Voting for Students. In recognition of Election Day, the American National Election... Read the rest of this entry »

October 23 – Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

October 14th, 2015

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

  Open Access Week 2015 is coming! You are cordially invited to participate in a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on Friday October 23 from 11 am to 2 pm at the PAL Lounge on the third floor of Mugar Memorial Library. We will provide pizza, soft drinks, dessert, and editing help.  Please bring... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation or thesis?

October 1st, 2015

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

The BU Libraries maintain a subscription to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global which is the primary database for digital dissertations.  The database provides full text (PDF) access to most of the dissertations added since 1997.  Dissertations from prior to 1997 may be found in the database, but generally only as... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I request a book or article not owned by the BU Libraries?

September 10th, 2015

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

There are several ways you can obtain books or articles not owned by the BU Libraries.  These include: BU WorldCat Local, a service that allows current BU faculty, staff, and students to borrow books (not journal articles) directly from other Boston Library Consortium libraries. The turnaround time is about 3 working... Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the big search box on the library homepage?

September 2nd, 2015

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

As you explore our library website, you will notice search boxes either prominently displayed on a page or in the upper right hand corner. This is the BU Libraries Search (BULS), which consists of  physical resources, such as print books, musical scores, video and audio recordings that you can find in... Read the rest of this entry »