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Open Access Week 2016 Events: Join Us!

October 3rd, 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

This October, for the sixth year running, BU is pleased to participate in the international Open Access Week. We have organized several events leading up to, and during, the week of October 24th. We'd love for you to join us; please register for as many as you like using the form below. All events are... Read the rest of this entry »

Use your Terrier Card at BC, Brandeis and Northeastern

September 13th, 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

We are very pleased to let you know that Boston University matriculating students, faculty, and staff can now borrow books directly from the libraries at Boston College, Brandeis University and Northeastern University using their Boston University ID (Terrier Card). Matriculating students, faculty, and staff who want to borrow materials from these... Read the rest of this entry »

BU WorldCat Local service streamlined

September 6th, 2016

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BU WorldCat Local service has been updated and streamlined for your convenience. Previously, some requests used the WorldCat Local interface, while others were requested through Interlibrary Loan. While you may still choose to use the WorldCat Local interface to search for, identify, and request books, you will now be able to make all... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 29th, 2016

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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... Read the rest of this entry »

Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen has been appointed to the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for Engineering

August 17th, 2016

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Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen has been appointed to the National Science Foundation's Advisory Committee for Engineering, a panel of a dozen leaders from academia and industry that provides advice and recommendations on support for research, education and related activities to the agency's Directorate for Engineering. FULL STORY

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

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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

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  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

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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!