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How to renew your books

January 3rd, 2019

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

Don't forget to renew your library books! You can renew your books from any location with internet access, through BU Libraries Search. Simply sign in to “My Account” and you will be able to view your loans. Generally, as long as the material has not been requested by another patron, you... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 20th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Stone Science Library

All BU libraries (including Mugar Library) will be closed from Saturday, December 22, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. From Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28, the Science & Engineering Library will be open from 9 am until... Read the rest of this entry »

Kanopy Streaming Video Changes

December 13th, 2018

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

On December 24, Boston University Libraries will change how it acquires streaming films from Kanopy.  Going forward, all Kanopy streaming films must be requested and purchased by the libraries. Films that have already been purchased will remain available until the end of their licenses. Faculty who wish to use streaming film... Read the rest of this entry »

Find open access in BU Libraries Search with unpaywall

October 24th, 2018

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 ability to link to open access resources just got easier thanks to the addition of unpaywall to BU Libraries Search. To get access to open access versions of articles, look for the “Open Access available via unpaywall” link in your search results. Information about this and other new features in the... Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries on Social Media

September 5th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

Now that you're back on campus, stay connected with BU Libraries on social media! Most of our libraries have their own accounts and we also have a general news account to keep you updated on what the libraries are up to. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 24th, 2018

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 collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Worlds of Community in Choral Music, in 20 (unbound) Linear Feet

August 13th, 2018

in Music Library

Music Library’s Choral collection received fresh scrutiny and a new organization summer of 2012 thanks to the efforts of  former historical musicology master’s candidate and Music Library student staff member Genithia Hogges. Hogges, a choir director and teacher, brought both her practical and historical perspective to this diverse repertoire, Read the rest of this entry »

Join the Mugar Book Club

July 2nd, 2018

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

Join the Mugar Book Club, meeting electronically this summer on Facebook! We’re reading How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez. Lead by our fabulous Mugar Orientation Ambassadors, BU students Rebecca Strong Garcia, Kate Monroe, and Naveen Imin, we’ll discuss everything from the portrayal of identity and race... Read the rest of this entry »

July 4th – Libraries Closed

June 29th, 2018

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

All BU libraries will be closed on Wednesday July 4, 2018. For information regarding a particular library schedule next week, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on... Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. K. Matthew Dames appointed University Librarian

May 17th, 2018

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

Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, announced the appointment of Dr. K. Matthew Dames as the next University Librarian on May 15: http://www.bu.edu/provost/2018/05/15/selection-of-dr-k-matthew-dames-as-boston-university-librarian/ And BU Today profiled the new University Librarian on May 18: http://www.bu.edu/today/2018/k-matthew-dames-appointed-new-university-librarian/