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BioMed Central’s Global Roadshow Coming to Boston

February 26th, 2015

in Science and Engineering Library

BioMed Central, the open access publisher, will be visiting Boston on Thursday, March 26th, 2015, as part of its publishing roadshow program. This free one day event will be aimed at early career researchers looking to get an inside look into the publishing world. Topics include: The nuts and bolts of the peer–review process Current trends... Read the rest of this entry »

February 18th: NISO Virtual Conference Scientific Data Management: Caring for Your Institution and its Intellectual Wealth

February 13th, 2015

in Science and Engineering Library

NISO February Virtual Conference: Scientific Data Management: Caring for Your Institution and Its Intellectual Wealth Virtual conferences are 5-6 hour conferences held online in webinar-like formats, with occasional breaks in the schedule for participants. The longer length allows the depth of coverage of a conference coupled with the convenience of a... Read the rest of this entry »

SEL Intersession Hours

December 16th, 2014

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The Science and Engineering Library will be OPEN for part of Winter Intersession, from 9 am to 5 pm on Monday-Wednesday, December 29-31.  The Alumni Medical Library will also be open for most of Intersession.  Please note that most of the other BU libraries, such as  Mugar Library, will be closed from Wednesday, Read the rest of this entry »

BU Geological Society hosts “The Geology of Middle Earth: The Two Towers”

December 10th, 2014

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The Boston University Geological Society is hosting a viewing of The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers this Thursday, Dec. 11th at 5 pm in CAS B31C. The viewing will feature the film and fun geological facts about the filming locations. Snacks will be provided.

Science and Engineering Library: Exam Period Hours

December 1st, 2014

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  The Science and Engineering Library will be open regular hours during the Final Exam period, with slightly extended hours during the Study Period.  The hours for December 11th through December 19th are listed below.  Mugar Library will be open 24 hours during the Study Period and Final Exams. Thursday, Dec. 11 8am... Read the rest of this entry »

Open Access Week 2014 at BU

October 17th, 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

For the fifth year, Boston University is participating in the international Open Access Week event, aimed at raising awareness about the potential of "the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as [necessary]," to transform the way we create new... Read the rest of this entry »

Anthony Janetos discusses People’s Climate March with local FOX 25

September 23rd, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

Earth & Environment Professor and Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos was on Boston’s FOX 25 yesterday to discuss the historic People’s Climate March held this past weekend in NYC and to discuss actions needed to be taken by both the public and private sectors to help society adapt to climate... Read the rest of this entry »

Rhett Talks — Monday, September 8, 2014 Rich Hall Cinema Room, 277 Babcock Street 7:00pm

September 8th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

Check out tonight's Rhett Talks line-up! Rhett Talks are BU's version of the popular TEDx Talks. Yes, Watching Baseball Can be Science! Andy Andres Senior Lecturer, Natural Sciences & Mathematics CGS Letters to Your Soul Will Waters Associate Professor, German and Comparative Literature CAS Billions of Billions of Planets: The Ubiquity of Extrasolar Planets and the Red Dwarfs that... 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 »

New Computers and Electrical Outlets

August 28th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

This summer, the Science & Engineering Library has added fourteen additional public computers for the use of students, faculty, and visitors. The new computers are on the library's first floor, next to our existing computers and across from the Circulation Desk. The library has also installed additional electrical outlets on carrels... Read the rest of this entry »