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Get the book off the shelf, please

January 20th, 2014

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

  Please ignore the Request button in Boston University Libraries Search, if the item is “Available at” the library. Retrieve available library materials from the stacks yourself. BU Libraries practice an open stacks policy: it's the quickest way to get books into your hands. The libraries will be turning... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 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

Most BU libraries will either observe a modified schedule or be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 1 p.m. through Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  Some libraries will also have limited hours on Thursday, December 26, Friday, December 27 and Monday, December 30 and Tuesday, December 31.   During  those days... Read the rest of this entry »

Expanded Alumni Access to eResources

October 23rd, 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

The BU Libraries are pleased to announce that BU alumni now have increased access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles. To access these resources, alumni should visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website. Databases now available to BU alumni include JSTOR, Project Muse, Read the rest of this entry »

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 »