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

December 10th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

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

in Science and Engineering Library

  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 »

Earth and Environment’s Lucy Hutyra featured in news segment, article on WGBH Boston

August 11th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra was recently featured in a WGBH news segment titled “How Climate Change Is Taking a Toll on Urban Trees.” In the piece, Hutyra discusses the need for more trees in urban environments to help offset high CO2 emissions.

JoVE- The Journal of Visualized Experiments

July 25th, 2014

in Science and Engineering Library

JoVE is a PubMed-indexed video journal. The Libraries now subscribe to four sections of JoVE: JoVE Biology, JoVE Neuroscience, JoVE Clinical and Translational Medicine and JoVE BioEngineering. JoVE is also offering free access for the rest of the summer to the JoVE Science Education: Neuroscience.

Librarians in Science Fiction & Fantasy!

July 17th, 2014

in Astronomy Library; Science and Engineering Library

There some amazing fictional libraries and "guardians of the stacks" you may wish to visit. Why not check out a "fun" summer read from the Science Library's Recreational Reading Collection  -- there are lots of scifi and popular science titles.