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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »