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Win a cash prize for your personal book collection!

February 16th, 2017

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 40 years, the Friends of the Libraries of Boston University has sponsored an annual book collecting contest. The contest is open to all full-time students regularly enrolled at Boston University and is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Database: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

February 14th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection provides the full text of articles from journals covering topics such as behavioral characteristics, psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. According to EBSCO, this database has "particularly strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling".

Write-Ins @ Mugar – Seniors Honors Thesis

February 1st, 2017

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

Weekly Honors Senior Thesis Write-Ins Having trouble making time to write your thesis? Want to build a regular writing schedule for your thesis? Join us every Monday from 6 pm to 8pm at Mugar Library, 3rd floor - Room 302. Writing tutor and librarian available. Bring your laptop / writing tablet and your coffee. ... Read the rest of this entry »

Horn Book helps locate picture books on specific topics

January 27th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

There are two major "journal" publications from Horn Book, an important source for both Children's and Young Adult Literature.  Both are available electronically through library subscriptions to current BU students, staff and faculty. The Horn Book Magazine is a wonderful bi-monthly item and also comes in print to the Pickering Library. ... Read the rest of this entry »

MyPrint Changes

January 18th, 2017

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

All printers on the IS&T MyPrint network, including those at Mugar Library, were updated over intersession. Printers in Mugar are now located on the first, second, and third floors and also in the basement. With this change the MyPrint Center on the first floor of Mugar is now closed. Additional MyPrint... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Textbook Workshop for Faculty, February 9

January 17th, 2017

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

Are you a faculty member concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? Are you searching for open educational content that you can freely use, edit, and distribute? Explore open textbook solutions at the BU Libraries' Open Textbook Workshop and receive a $400 stipend for reviewing an... Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries Search has a new look

January 6th, 2017

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 excited to announce a new interface for the BU Libraries Search. While the search functionality remains the same, the new design brings a cleaner, contemporary look and feel that works consistently across all devices. In this new interface, you can execute basic searches or create custom... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 20th, 2016

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

All BU libraries (including Mugar Library) will be closed from Saturday, December 24, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. On Tuesday, December 27 through Friday, December 30, the Science & Engineering Library will be open from 9 am until... Read the rest of this entry »

Link to library resources through Blackboard… successfully!

December 13th, 2016

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Creating a link to a research article within Blackboard isn't always easy.  You think you have the link, and then when you test it out, something is wrong (especially when off campus)! To get your link correct you must have the EZproxy bit. Many research articles are available to BU through library... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Embase

December 7th, 2016

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

The BU Libraries now have access to Embase.  Embase includes over 6 million records and more than 2,900 journals that are not covered in MEDLINE. It also includes conference abstracts from biomedical, drug and medical device conferences dating back to 2009. Embase currently indexes 6,000+ conferences covering over 2 million conference... Read the rest of this entry »