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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 »

THIS FRIDAY (4/4): LP PARTY & ICE CREAM SOCIAL!

April 1st, 2014

in Music Library

Join the party happening in the Commonwealth Gallery at the College of Fine Arts (855 Comm. Ave.) THIS Friday, April 4th, starting at 2:00 pm! The Mugar Music Library will have a large number of LPs from their collection available on-site to browse, spin and sample! Come enjoy FREE ICE... Read the rest of this entry »

MINES for Libraries survey launches

March 6th, 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

This March the BU Libraries, with the help of our colleagues at IS&T, rolled out MINES for Libraries. MINES is a brief transaction-based survey that samples users of the libraries’ electronic resources to find out the purpose of their use. Survey results will allow us to better understand and document... Read the rest of this entry »

“Tracing the Goth/ic” Conference This Weekend

February 4th, 2014

in Music Library

In association with the Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology and the BU Arts Initiative, the Boston University Graduate Music Society is pleased to present "Tracing the Goth/ic: Viewing Culture Through Barbarism," an interdisciplinary conference, THIS Saturday, February 8th, from 9:00 am until  4:30 pm. Please join the GMS and associates at: The... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »