Make the most out your experience as a
Boston University student
As enrolled students of Boston University, members of the military
community have access to the comprehensive library resources, professional
services and programs, and career services that the University offers
all its students.
The staff of the Boston University
Libraries provides extensive service to the entire University
community with a collection of more
than 2.1 million volumes in paper and 3.7 million microform
equivalents, 29,000 current journals, and access to hundreds
of electronic databases.
Boston University’s library resources are expanded through
a consortium arrangement with local research libraries that
include Boston College, Northeastern University, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, and others. An interlibrary loan system further
While central service is provided by the Mugar
Memorial Library, two
branch libraries are of particular interest to students enrolled at
Boston University’s military locations: Science and Engineering
and the Frederick S. Pardee Management Library.
A librarian at the Pardee Management Library is assigned as the liaison
between the students at military sites and the main campus libraries.
The assigned librarian makes periodic trips to military sites to meet
with Boston University faculty and students, as well as the librarians
in the local base libraries. Within the professional relationship,
the liaison helps students with reference questions by telephone and
e-mail and explains how to submit interlibrary loan requests through
their base libraries. The staff at the Science and Engineering library
is prepared to assist with bibliographic searches in the Inspec database,
reference questions, and interlibrary loan services.
Boston University graduate students at military sites are entitled
to use campus libraries and research facilities in Boston, and
the Marine Corps base libraries in North Carolina at Cherry Point,
River, and Camp Lejeune. Students also have access to libraries
at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
Boston University has arranged with the base libraries for special
services to support students in the master’s program, including:
to major management journals at each library
- An annual acquisition
program of management books
- Access by each library to the Boston
University Libraries online catalog
- Fax access by each library
to the Interlibrary Loan Office at Mugar Memorial Library
Select” and “Business Periodicals Ondisc” [ABI/Inform]
periodicals database in the Cherry Point Library
- Paper supplies
for library printers
- Secure areas in each library for computers
reserved for the exclusive use of Boston University students
The Martin Luther King Jr. Center
Dedicated to the values and memory
of alumnus Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), the King Center
addresses the personal, educational,
and career development needs of Boston University’s students.
The Center is a centralized source of comprehensive professional
services and programs for undergraduate and graduate students
seeking counseling, learning, career planning, or placement
Center, located at 19 Deerfield Street, is home to a number
of offices that help students to gain the maximum benefit from
efforts, including the Office of Multicultural Affairs,
the Disability Services Office (www.bu.edu/disability),
and the Office of Career Services (www.bu.edu/careers).
For more information about these offices, please visit the
websites provided, or read
on for further details concerning the Office of Career Services.
Center for Career Development
The Office of Career Services helps students
to obtain information, clarify goals, and develop career plans.
The Office’s Internship
Program assists students who are interested in opportunities
for learning and working in the community—opportunities
that will enhance their academic training. Placement/On-Campus
Recruiting offers assistance in the job search when a student
has chosen a career
direction and is graduating within the academic year. The Credentials
Service enables a student to establish a file for potential employers
that contain letters of recommendation and unofficial copies
of transcripts. The Career Resource Library maintains current
job listings and a collection
of literature on a wide variety of careers and employers. For
further information, please call 617-353-3590 or visit www.bu.edu/careers.
Health Care Services
Boston University does not provide health care
services for students enrolled in programs at military sites.
Students are responsible
for their own health care needs.