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Open Access Week 2013 at BU

October 18th, 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

For the fourth year, Boston University is participating in the international Open Access Week event, aimed at raising awareness about the potential of "the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as [necessary],"1 to transform the way we... 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 »

Harmonia Mundi joins Naxos

September 27th, 2013

in Music Library

This week Naxos Music Library announced that it has added Harmonia Mundi to its already extensive collection of record labels. This financially independent label, which is the oldest independent music label, covers a wide array of musical periods and genres and has gained a great deal of loyalty from its... 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 »

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 »

Pardee Management Library: closed for the summer

May 6th, 2013

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

The Pardee Management Library closed on Sunday May 12, 2013 for the summer.  During this time, the library will be renovated and library services will be available at Mugar Memorial Library.  The Library plans to reopen on September 3, 2013. Retrieval and Borrowing of Pardee Library materials: Books may be returned... Read the rest of this entry »

Winners of the Undergraduate Survey iPad minis and Convenience Points Announced

April 26th, 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

A huge thank you to all of the undergraduate students who took the undergraduate library survey. The response rate was terrific and the library will diligently explore all of the student responses to help improve the libraries and their services. Undergraduate students that took the survey and then submitted their email... Read the rest of this entry »

JSTOR expands current journal coverage

February 6th, 2013

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

JSTOR has expanded its vast collection of archival content to include the most recent issues of 237 academic journals of which 130 titles are new to BU.  Through the aptly named Current Scholarship Program, library users may now access current journal issues in the humanities, social sciences and... Read the rest of this entry »

Your library account is changing!

November 16th, 2012

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 worry, your account isn't really changing - it's the way you access it that will.  We are happy to announce that you will soon be able to log into your library account with your BU login name and Kerberos password. All of the books you have checked out will... Read the rest of this entry »