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Renew your books from home with a library PIN

February 8th, 2011

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

How do I obtain a Library PIN (Personal Identification Number)? The My Account feature of the library catalog enables you to access your record and renew books with a Library PIN. To establish a PIN, please visit the Circulation Desk of any BU Library and request one from the... Read the rest of this entry »

Convenience Points Now Accepted at BU Libraries!

September 15th, 2010

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

Several BU libraries are now accepting Convenience Points!  Use your points to pay library fines or operate photocopy machines at the following locations:     * Mugar Memorial Library     * Pardee Management Library     * Pickering Educational Resources Library     * Science and Engineering Library Cash and coins are still accepted at the photocopy machines. Read the rest of this entry »

The SPIE Digital Library- including Proceedings volumes 1990+

July 20th, 2010

in Science and Engineering Library

The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. More than 17,000 new research papers are added annually.  

NCBI’s BLAST and More class on April 27th

April 8th, 2010

in Science and Engineering Library

This class will give tips for searching BLAST, NCBI's sequence alignment tool, and introduce NCBI databases such as GENE, RefSeq, and BLink. It is open to all Boston University students, faculty, and staff who want to learn about these exciting free tools for searching and aligning biological sequences. Details Date: Tuesday, Read the rest of this entry »

PubMed to Replace Ovid for Medline Access

September 29th, 2009

in Mugar Memorial Library; Science and Engineering Library


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Improved Interlibrary Borrowing System Begins Soon!

July 30th, 2009

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Science and Engineering Library

At the present time, please use Interlibrary Loan for all book and article requests not owned by the Boston University Libraries. Requests generally arrive in a timely manner (usually under a week). ... Read the rest of this entry »

Virtual Catalog ceases operation on July 14; ILL still available

July 8th, 2009

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

The Virtual Catalog, the rapid book borrowing service of the Boston Library Consortium (BLC), will cease operation on July 14.  The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service will still be available for book and journal article requests from the BLC or other libraries throughout the nation. The library is currently working to bring the improved... Read the rest of this entry »

University Council approves Open Access plan: BU Libraries anticipate key role

February 19th, 2009

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

The University Council at Boston University has approved an Open Access plan with a vote on February 11th. The Scholarship, Libraries, and Open Access Archiving Initiative will help the Libraries in their goal to establish an Open Access digital archive of Boston University research.  Feedback about the recommendation is welcomed on... Read the rest of this entry »

New ACS journals available online

February 5th, 2009

in Science and Engineering Library

Boston University Libraries has acquired online access to several new journals from the American Chemical Society (ACS). With this new acquisition, the library now provides online access to the complete runs of all ACS journals. Most of the newly acquired journals started publication in the last few years, and cover... Read the rest of this entry »

Thirteen new Nature journals available online

January 6th, 2009

in Science and Engineering Library

In cooperation with the Medical Library, Boston University Libraries has acquired online access to thirteen additional journals from the Nature Publishing Group. Topics covered by these journals include medicine, chemical biology, earth sciences, nanotechnology, and photonics. Most of these are new journals that have started in the last... Read the rest of this entry »