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OpenCon 2018 Boston

October 12th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Boston University Libraries and Boston College Libraries are pleased to announce OpenCon 2018 Boston on Friday, November 9th. OpenCon is an annual global event that helps educate and drive culture change around open access. Participants learn about open access, open education, open data, and hear from colleagues regarding the important work they... Read the rest of this entry »

What’s New in BU Libraries Search

October 10th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Have you seen What's New in BU Libraries Search? This great new section within our Search interface keeps you up to date with all of the latest innovations to our system.  For instance, did you know our system is capable of "Search Term Expansion", which finds variants of keywords entered, as... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Access World News

October 2nd, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Access World News provides full-text current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more. This resource includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 10,000 sources. Access World News is grant funded through August 2020. If you need any assistance with this resource, please contact a reference librarian. 

Doing research off-campus? Connect Google Scholar to BU Libraries Search

September 25th, 2018

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

So you're off-campus and you want to do some research with Google Scholar. Did you know you can connect Google Scholar to BU Libraries Search? To activate the connection, first sign in to your Google account if you have one. Then, click Settings on the Scholar home page, click into the... Read the rest of this entry »

Lightning tours coming up this week

September 16th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Hey BU Wheelock students - come get a quick orientation to the libraries and all they have to offer! Four Library Speed Tours are being offered this week - two at Mugar Memorial Library, and two at Pickering Educational Resources Library. The short, 15-minute tours will feature a look at some... Read the rest of this entry »

Pickering Educational Resources Library Welcomes BU Wheelock Students

September 10th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Welcome to new and returning BU Wheelock students! Please visit us at the Pickering Educational Resources Library, located at 2 Silber Way. Our hours have expanded: we are now open at 8am Monday through Friday, and we close at 10pm Monday through Thursday. Education resources can be found using BU Libraries Search (BULS), 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 »

The Rainbow Fish

August 28th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Storyline Online: Screen Actors Guild This video features Ernest Borgnine reading the book that appears on the new Pickering Educational Resources Library's home page image, Rainbow Fish.  This title also appears on our new guide to Classroom Books, under the category Friendship.

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 »

Proquest History Vault

August 20th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Four additional databases from Proquest History Vault are now available through the BU Libraries. Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990: This resource includes records of the National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance. Records of the Children's Bureau, 1912-1969: This collection consists of reports, speeches, Read the rest of this entry »