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What is Fair Use?

February 24th, 2015

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

It's Fair Use Week! Each day teachers teach, students learn, researchers advance knowledge, and consumers access copyrighted information due to exemptions in copyright law, such as fair use in the United States or fair dealing in Canada and other jurisdictions. Fair use and fair dealing allow the use of copyrighted materials without... Read the rest of this entry »

What’s new in the BU Libraries Search?

January 12th, 2015

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

Over intersession, the BU Libraries Search gained a few new features to enhance your research experience. Using the newly placed Save/Email menu, you can now save to your eShelf, email, print, grab a permalink or export to a citation management tool from your results page without having to go into... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 12th, 2014

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

All BU libraries (including Mugar Memorial Library) will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 1 pm through Sunday, January 4, 2015, except for the Science and Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31, the Science and Engineering Library will be open... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access Week 2014 at BU

October 17th, 2014

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 fifth 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]," to transform the way we create new... Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing The Greater Boston Collection!

September 5th, 2014

in Music Library

We're pleased to announce our new location for local and BU-affiliated audio recordings! The Greater Boston collection is housed on the shelves of our Listening Room, and features recordings by BU faculty, students and alumni, as well as notable ensembles and artists based in the Greater Boston area. "But how do... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar is ready for you

September 2nd, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library

Check out this excellent video from the Mugar Greene Scholars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ugVHFruhMM For more from the Mugar Greene Scholars, visit their blog!

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 31st, 2014

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 and... Read the rest of this entry »

Music Library Summer Scoop

May 12th, 2014

in Music Library

Summer break is upon us and the BU Music Library would like to wish you a safe and happy one! Congratulations to all graduates! To take advantage of alumni library resources, be sure to go to the BU Alumni Association website, print your alumni card online and register for the Alumni Online Community. More information... Read the rest of this entry »

THIS FRIDAY: MORE LPs, MORE Ice Cream!

April 20th, 2014

in Music Library

IT'S BACK! Miss our fabulous LPs & Ice Cream Party earlier this month? Never fear--we had so much fun last time that WE'RE HAVING ANOTHER! Come join us next Friday, April 25th in the Commonwealth Gallery in CFA at 2:00 pm for some free ice cream and a chance to see... Read the rest of this entry »

NEW on Wednesdays: Lunchtime Q&A in CFA!

April 14th, 2014

in Music Library

Music Library Assistant Head Sarah Hunter will be on hand every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 PM in the CFA basement lounge (855 Comm. Ave.) to answer questions, provide guidance, and even help you find the right materials for that paper you've got due in two weeks! Oh yeah--and she's also offering... Read the rest of this entry »