Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 24th, 2015 in Feature


Mugar Open 24 Hours

Beginning Friday May 1, 2015 at 7:00 am, through Saturday May 9, 2015 at 11:00 pm, Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours.

During late night/early morning hours (generally between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am) access to the library will be restricted to currently enrolled Boston University students with a BU ID (Terrier card).  All six floors of the library will be available for study space. Please note that during the late night hours, regular library services, such as checking out books, will not be available. Also, the Music and African Studies Libraries and Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will be closed.

Mugar Library will provide a van service from midnight until 6:00 am for anyone that needs a ride home on campus. The van will make periodic pick-ups on Commonwealth Ave. in front of the GSU Plaza, with drop-offs at any on-campus location.  If you have any questions, please call the Mugar Library Security Department at (617) 353-4015.

Other BU libraries may also have extended hours. Please check the full listing of BU libraries for more information and contact the individual library directly if you have any questions.

Good luck on your finals!

National Academies Press Education Collection

April 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized

napThe National Academies Press (NAP) offers its entire PDF catalog of books for free!

The press is the publishing arm of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, the National Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, and publishes books and reports that scientists, educators, and policy makers rely on.

Their Education collection is an outstanding source for current issues. A free account registration is required. Costs listed on the site are often for the purchase of physical copies.

These items are discoverable in BU Libraries Search.

World Mythology

April 23rd, 2015 in

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Pardee Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized


Books and GlassesPardee Management Library will be open extended hours during the final exam period.  The hours for May 1 – 8 are listed below.  Mugar Library is also holding extended hours.

Friday, May 1 8 am – 8 pm
Saturday, May 2 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, May 3 10 am – 12 midnight
Monday, May 4 –Thursday, May 7 8 am – 12 midnight
Friday, May 8 8 am – 6 pm

Good luck with your exams!

Library Services for BU Alumni

April 17th, 2015 in Feature


Cap and DiplomaDid you know that BU Alumni have remote access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles? To access these resources, alumni may visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website.  Databases currently available to BU alumni include ABI/INFORM Complete, Business Source (Ebsco Alumni Edition), ebrary Alumni Academic Complete (multi-disciplinary ebooks), JSTOR  and Project Muse (multi-disciplinary journal archives),  among other excellent electronic resources.

If you have any questions, please contact a reference librarian.

Library Services for BU Alumni

April 15th, 2015 in Uncategorized


Cap and DiplomaDid you know that BU Alumni have remote access to many electronic resources including ebooks and full text journal articles? To access these resources, alumni may visit the Alumni Services webpage on the Library’s website. Databases now available to BU alumni include ABI/Inform, Business Source (EBSCO Alumni Edition), JSTOR, Project Muse, and others. For additional information, please see the Library Services for Questrom School of Business Alumni page.

If you have any questions, please visit the Pardee Library Service Desk, or give us a call at (617) 353-4304.

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Thomas Hohenstein

April 14th, 2015 in

Resource for parents and educators: Common Sense Media

April 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized

CSMCommon Sense Media is a great site for parents and educators.  A new feature of the site lists several common “Parent Concerns”, such as:

  • Privacy and Internet Safety
  • Violence in the Media
  • Screen Time
  • Sex, Gender, and Body Image
  • Facebook, Instagram, and Social.

One can find reviews of books, games, movies, apps, and more by an age-appropriate slider.  Also available on the main menu bar, the “Education” section contains a wealth of Digital Literacy eBooks for all grade-levels (these include Teacher editions), and other professional development tools.

The site is a fantastic way for parents and educators to help kids keep their social media interactions safe, productive, and positive.

Boston College Boisi Center holds lecture on “Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Denial”

April 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized

Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Denial
Speaker: Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM
Location: McGuinn Hall 121

A live broadcast of this event can be watched at http://frontrow.bc.edu/climatedenial for those who can not attend in person.

More information here.

Archive of the Republic of Niger (AREN): Videos, Pamphlets, and Ephemera

April 3rd, 2015 in

Videos, pamphlets, and ephemera are currently being processed. If you would like more information about AREN’s holdings, please contact the African Studies Library.

Yazi Dogo – Hausa Theater Icon from the Republic of Niger, contains video and other materials organized by AREN founder John Hutchison and hosted by the African Language Materials Archive.