2016 Journal Impact Factors Available

August 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized

This edition includes:

  • More than 10,000 journals;
  • Tracked title changes;
  • More than 100 subject categories.

To view an impact factor, simply enter our Journal Citation Reports database, and follow the instructions on screen.

April 2017 Featured New Books

August 7th, 2017 in

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Print Books in Pardee Library

Note: Click on the title to find the book’s current availability. If the book is currently unavailable click on the “Find in Library” tab to view request options.

adapting-to-climate  beyond-the-cubicle  capital-campaigns digital-kenya

digital-matrix disruptive-selling elastic-leadership hollywood-mba

inclusive-talent leading-through management-on-the-mend  platform revolution
programmed-inequality routledge-international smart-collaboration social-environmental-issues

the-upstarts valley-of-the-gods


Note: To access a book, click on “Find Online.” Most books are available online through ProQuest EBooks Central, EBSCOHost, Oxford, or Springer. Books can be read online or downloaded.

accelerating-performance agile-engagement airbnb-story brand-desire

communicating-in-digital driving-innovation-and ethical-kaleidoscope innovation-and-performance

intelligence-in-energy optimization-of-manufacturing people-with-purpose scaling-teams

sustainability-edge they-ask-you-answer  what-to-do-when why-philanthropy

Workshop for Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research

August 2nd, 2017 in Feature


There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will actively participate in creating a reproducible project from start to finish.

This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, and faculty across disciplines, who are engaged in quantitative research. The workshop does not require any specialized knowledge of programming. Participants will gain a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into their current workflows.

Date: Sept. 20, 2017
Location: Mugar Library Estin Room (302)
Time: 9:00-12:00

Register: https://goo.gl/jMMSNo
Visit the Data Services Website for more information.

Browse by grade and subject at PBS LearningMedia

July 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized

PBSLMPBS 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 sites listed on our Resources for Teachers research guide.

Welcome to the Poetry Institute

July 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized

poetryisnt17Welcome to all the educators in town for @favepoem #FavoritePoemInstitute! The library is prepared and ready for you!

Classic Papers available now on Google Scholar

July 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized

Google Scholar has updated their service to highlight Classic Papers, “highly-cited papers … that have stood the test of time”.

Take a look at the Social Sciences category to find subtopics that highlight publications within education, such as the subtopics Teaching and Teacher Education (seen in the image below), Special Education, and Educational Administration.

You can read more details, including how papers were selected, from the official blog post about the release of Classic Papers.

Classic Papers from Google

Rock, Folk, Hip-Hop, Rap: the MMA arrives

July 3rd, 2017 in Uncategorized

Online, cover-to-cover, and in color, Boston University’s Center for the Humanities has generously funded our purchase of the Music Magazine Archive (MMA). These American popular music culture publications enable pinpointing of information on artists, writers, and genres, but they also stand as “real time” documents on the influences and intersections of society, music, and politics. Dates of coverage begin mid twentieth-century and continue through today.

BULS Record Problem

June 29th, 2017 in

BULS Record Problem

Testing as means of obtaining record details from a link from BULS and submitting form to email

July 4th- Libraries closed

June 26th, 2017 in Feature

fireworks-1285252_960_720All BU libraries will be closed on Tuesday July 4, 2017.

For information regarding a particular library schedule over the holiday weekend, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly.

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. The holiday is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and other events celebrating the history and traditions of the United States.

Request for access

June 20th, 2017 in



Reference Librarian

Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library

Harvard Yard

Cambridge, MA 02138


Dear Sir or Madam:

This letter is to introduce , a at Boston University, who is working on a research project.

Since the research involves the use of material not available in this library, it would be greatly appreciated if you would allow this researcher access to your facilities for a reasonable period.

Thank you for your cooperation.