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Use your Terrier Card at BC, Brandeis and Northeastern

September 13th, 2016

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

We are very pleased to let you know that Boston University matriculating students, faculty, and staff can now borrow books directly from the libraries at Boston College, Brandeis University and Northeastern University using their Boston University ID (Terrier Card). Matriculating students, faculty, and staff who want to borrow materials from these... Read the rest of this entry »

BU WorldCat Local service streamlined

September 6th, 2016

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

BU WorldCat Local service has been updated and streamlined for your convenience. Previously, some requests used the WorldCat Local interface, while others were requested through Interlibrary Loan. While you may still choose to use the WorldCat Local interface to search for, identify, and request books, you will now be able to make all... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 29th, 2016

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 »

2016 Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

August 19th, 2016

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

Each year, The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes a special report called the Almanac of Higher Education. The Almanac features a unique collection of data, tables, and analysis focusing on areas of education such as diversity, finance, enrollment, and many others that are open for you to explore. Check out this year's Almanac... Read the rest of this entry »

Display of the Month- Bookflix

August 3rd, 2016

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This month at PERL, check out our "Bookflix" display! We put together recommended books for a variety of categories. All of the books are available at our library. Click on the images below to find the books in BU Library Search: New Arrivals:     Young Adult Lit with LGBT Protagonists:      Comedy:       Wordless Picture Books:    

Google releases 2016 journal metrics

July 15th, 2016

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

Google has just released the 2016 edition of Google Scholar Metrics. This ranking of important scholarly journals is available across many relevant categories and subcategories, and includes journals in various languages. You can find nearly all of the ranked journals represented in BU Libraries Search. For more details on the... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation or thesis?

July 8th, 2016

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

The BU Libraries maintain a subscription to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global which is the primary database for digital dissertations. The database provides full text (PDF) access to most of the dissertations added since 1997. Dissertations from prior to 1997 may be found in the database, but generally only as... Read the rest of this entry »

Using Google Scholar Related Searches

June 16th, 2016

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

  Need help researching a new topic? Sometimes, it's difficult to figure out which keywords to use in order to get the best results. Utilizing Google Scholar's related searches feature can help with this problem. For example, take the search phrase differentiated instruction. As you can see from the search results, Google Scholar... Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Globe-Horn Book Award Winners

June 8th, 2016

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

  On June 2nd, the Boston Globe announced the winners of this year's Globe-Horn Book Award for children's and young adult literature. Watch the award announcement below or read the award winners here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKpMhjWq5Zw Some of this year's award winners and honor books are available at Pickering Educational Resources library. Click on the... Read the rest of this entry »

Placing Literature

June 1st, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Have you ever had trouble finding a book that takes place in a certain setting? Look no further than placingliterature.com. This crowdsourcing website features a map that assists you in identifying books that take place in different states and countries, as well as allowing you to add your own literary... Read the rest of this entry »