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BU Study Group to Host Software Carpentry Inspired Workshops

May 27th, 2016

in Astronomy Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

Every year people across all disciplines discover how useful it is to have programming and statistical computing skills in their toolkits, though teaching yourself everything can be a daunting concept.  To address this, an organization called Software Carpentry was founded, focusing on building crowdsourced software lessons and fostering a community of... Read the rest of this entry »

Winners of the Library Survey iPad minis Announced

May 11th, 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

A huge thank you to all students and faculty who took the 2016 library survey. Linda Plunket, Associate University Librarian and the chair of the Library Assessment Committee, says the response rate was terrific for faculty, graduate students, and for undergraduate students. Her team will now diligently explore all of the... Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Hours Have Started

May 9th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

The Science & Engineering Library is on summer hours as of this week until the start of the Fall semester in September. Those hours are: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 10 pm Friday 8... Read the rest of this entry »

Calculators, Headphones, Phone Chargers, oh my!

April 13th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

  Need to text your classmates or friends and your smartphone is at 7%?  Do you want to listen to audio, but your earbuds are hopelessly tangled?  Is your homework due in 5 minutes, but your TI-89 is AWOL?  Not to fear! The Science & Engineering Library now has USB phone charge cords... Read the rest of this entry »

The Science & Engineering Library is reaching out

March 28th, 2016

in Mugar Memorial Library; Science and Engineering Library

BU's Science & Engineering Library is now on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Follow us for library announcements, science-related campus events, and fun science stuff!

Help BU libraries improve; take a survey and enter a drawing for an iPad mini 4

March 16th, 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 libraries are conducting a survey of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates to learn how we are doing and what we can do to improve. Check your BU email account for an email from Provost Morrison with a personalized link to the survey. Complete the survey by April 5 to... Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University’s Chemical Compound Libraries

March 7th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

BU Today's profile of the Center for Molecular Discovery (CMD) highlights the work of Boston University chemists who create new chemical compounds and store them for future use in a chemical library.  Like a traditional library, a chemical library catalogs and organizes its materials with access and preservation concerns in... Read the rest of this entry »

Suchi Gopal to give invited public lecture at Boston Athenæum 1/20/16

January 19th, 2016

in Science and Engineering Library

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal has been invited to give a public lecture at the Boston Athenæum this Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. The lecture, “Mapping in the 21st Century: Maps, Apps, Tools & Beyond” is open to the public but registration is required. To learn... Read the rest of this entry »

ScienceDirect to cease support of Internet Explorer 8 on January 1, 2016

December 21st, 2015

in Science and Engineering Library

Due to Microsoft's decision to cease support for IE8, the ScienceDirect platform will also cease IE8 support at of January 1, 2016. All IE8 users should update their browsers to the current version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome.

Science & Engineering Library open during Intersession

December 11th, 2015

in Science and Engineering Library

The Science & Engineering Library is pleased to once again offer a place for patrons to come in out of the cold during Intersession.  Whether you wish to study, do some research, or just relax with a good recreational book, we'll be open for you. See our hours for December 21, Read the rest of this entry »