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New eResource: British Periodicals Online

October 9th, 2013

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that the library recently added British Periodicals Online to its electronic collections. British Periodicals Online provides access to the searchable full text of almost 500 British periodicals from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century. A wide range of periodicals are covered: quarterlies, scholarly and... Read the rest of this entry »

Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

October 8th, 2013

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

Each year the Chronicle of Higher Education produces a special issue that it calls the Almanac of Higher Education.  This year's Almanac includes a treasure trove of charts, maps, data, and analysis organized around seven themes. The Profession Students Diversity Finance Technology International The States The BU Libraries also provide access to prior years of the Almanac. 2012 |... Read the rest of this entry »

Undergraduate Student Library Survey Report, 2013

September 27th, 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

In the spring of 2013, one in five undergrads participated in the Undergraduate Student Library Survey. All summer, library staff pored over the data and read through thousands of comments about the libraries’ services, resources, and facilities. Thanks to your feedback, we have a better picture of how (and when)... Read the rest of this entry »

The BU Libraries welcome you!

September 9th, 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

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... Read the rest of this entry »

HathiTrust and the BU Libraries Search

September 5th, 2013

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

Due to a technical issue, the library has temporarily suspended the ability to perform full-text searches of HathiTrust, a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world, via the BU Libraries Search.  Library users may continue to search the HathiTrust collection directly.  We hope to correct this... Read the rest of this entry »

Labor Day (September 2) Library Hours

August 30th, 2013

in Mugar Memorial Library

Many of the BU Libraries will be open Labor Day (Monday, September 2).  For information regarding a particular library schedule over Labor Day weekend, please consult the Hours page or phone the library directly. Labor Day is a national holiday in the United States and Canada in honor of working people. The first... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access Explained

July 31st, 2013

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

Increasing numbers of government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health are mandating Open Access to publications resulting from publicly funded research. The White House recently issued an open access directive. Other advocates include individual authors, journals, and academic institutions. At BU, both the University Council and the... Read the rest of this entry »

New eResource: JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI

June 23rd, 2013

in Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

The BU Libraries have recently added JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI to its collections. Consisting of about 150 titles, the focus of JSTOR XI is on the humanities, with emphasis on language and literature, history, art and architecture, classical studies, and music. Other subjects covered include religion, philosophy, archaeology, performing... Read the rest of this entry »

New titles available through Sage Journals

June 20th, 2013

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that our Sage Journals subscription now includes several new titles.  All of the titles listed below are available through the BU Libraries Search. Adoption & fostering    0308-5759 Adult learning    1045-1595 Advances in dental research    0895-9374 Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy    2277-9760 Asia-Pacific business review    0973-2470 Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research... Read the rest of this entry »

Research data management: new resource

May 17th, 2013

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

BU Libraries and IS&T are pleased to offer a new resource for researchers at all levels working with data. The new Research Data Management website can help frame your thinking about data management and access, and has information that may be helpful in writing data management plans. For those who... Read the rest of this entry »