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APA updates PsycBOOKS database with great new content

September 24th, 2014

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Great news from the American Psychological Association (APA). All titles in the APA Handbooks in Psychology series are now included in the database PsycBOOKS. The library maintains a subscription to that database, so that means we have access to significant online titles such as APA Educational Psychology Handbook, APA Handbook... Read the rest of this entry »

Google Scholar settings are back

September 24th, 2014

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

The setting to connect Google Scholar to BU Libraries Search is now available once again.  To set it, click Settings on the Scholar home page, click into the "Library links" screen, and then search for Boston University. This is a good thing to set if you want Google Scholar to connect... Read the rest of this entry »

Fast book delivery from the Boston Library Consortium

September 17th, 2014

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

The Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is a grouping of member institutions that includes, but is not limited to: Boston College Boston University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Northeastern University University of Connecticut Wellesley College Williams College If a book that you want is checked out at BU, or you need a book that is not available here, try requesting it... Read the rest of this entry »

National Digital Science Library – lesson plans and more

September 15th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The National Science Digital Library is an excellent site that provides plenty of lesson plans, information on educational standards (including the Common Core), and Science Literacy Maps. Their lesson plans are often available in multiple translations to support students in many languages.  It was produced by funding from multiple grants from... Read the rest of this entry »

Enter a Course Number in Search

September 10th, 2014

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

Did you know that you can use our Search to find materials related to BU courses?  For example, search for hb723 as shown in this screen shot: You will see results relating to the BU course HB723, which is the School of Social Work's Adult Psychopathology: A Social Work Perspective. When searching... Read the rest of this entry »

Unsure where to start in the library? Check out our guides

September 4th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Have you checked out Pickering Library's research guides?  We have produced guides on a broad spectrum of topics within education, including: Language Learning and Linguistics, School Counseling and Psychology, and Children’s and Young Adult Literature. These guides are constantly updated with newly available books, websites, and databases.  You can view the full list of... Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Browse by grade and subject at PBS LearningMedia

August 25th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

PBS LearningMedia has launched a great new design of their free site. Teachers can customize the site to their own liking on a dashboard by adding favorites.  Tens of thousands of resources are available, including videos (some in Spanish), images, and interactive learning objects. This is just one of the wonderful... Read the rest of this entry »

Google Releases Journal Metrics

August 5th, 2014

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

Google has released the 2014 edition of Google Scholar Metrics. This ranking of important scholarly journals is available across many relevant categories and subcategories. You can find nearly all of the ranked journals in BU Libraries Search. For more details on the 2014 release, see the announcement from Google.

Selected Online Works by Civil War Era African American Women

July 29th, 2014

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Library of Congress has produced an outstanding bibliography of Selected Online Works by Civil War Era African American Women.  History educators may be interested to take note of these primary sources. Among the important and fascinating women here listed is one "Frank A. Rollin".  Born Frances Anne Rollin, she authored... Read the rest of this entry »