Need help researching a new topic? Sometimes, it's difficult to figure out which keywords to use in order to get the best results. Utilizing Google Scholar's related searches feature can help with this problem. For example, take the search phrase differentiated instruction. As you can see from the search results, Google Scholar... Read the rest of this entry »
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Have you ever had trouble finding a book that takes place in a certain setting? Look no further than placingliterature.com. This crowdsourcing website features a map that assists you in identifying books that take place in different states and countries, as well as allowing you to add your own literary... Read the rest of this entry »
Every year people across all disciplines discover how useful it is to have programming and statistical computing skills in their toolkits, though teaching yourself everything can be a daunting concept. To address this, an organization called Software Carpentry was founded, focusing on building crowdsourced software lessons and fostering a community of... Read the rest of this entry »
Are you working toward finishing a dissertation? Did you know the BU Libraries offer an online Guide for Writers of Theses and Dissertations? It has all the formatting, online submission, and library contact details you'll need. Thesis preparation videos and a pdf on formatting details should help get you well... Read the rest of this entry »
A huge thank you to all students and faculty who took the 2016 library survey. Linda Plunket, Associate University Librarian and the chair of the Library Assessment Committee, says the response rate was terrific for faculty, graduate students, and for undergraduate students. Her team will now diligently explore all of the... Read the rest of this entry »
Many of the BU libraries have started summer hours. If you have any questions about a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Enjoy your summer!
Beginning Saturday April 30, 2016 at 7:00 am, through Saturday May 7, 2016 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 »
Did you know that BU Alumni have remote access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles? To access these resources, alumni may visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website. Databases currently available to BU alumni include ABI/Inform Complete, Business Source (Ebsco Alumni Edition), ebrary... Read the rest of this entry »
BU's Science & Engineering Library is now on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Follow us for library announcements, science-related campus events, and fun science stuff!
The BU librarians have prepared a Capstone Research Guide to assist you with the research process, and created a video presentation to get you started. Groups can take advantage of reserved times in the PAL Lounge on the 3rd floor to meet: Saturday March 26 1-4 pm Sunday March 27 1-5 pm Monday March 28 12-3 pm Tuesday March 29 2-5 pm Wednesday... Read the rest of this entry »