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Expansion of our Power, Privilege, and Prophetic Witness Collection

With the funds from the 2016 Class Gift, the Theology Library began a collection of books that spoke to the class’s theme of power, privilege, and prophetic witness. The library has already built on the foundation generously laid by the Class of 2016 with new additions to the collection! To view our new purchases, visit […]

Sign Up to Use the Library Conference Room as Group Study Space!

Looking for a place to start studying for finals with your classmates? Starting today through the end of the semester, sign up to use the Library Conference Room as a Group Study Space! To do so, within 48 hours or less of the time you wish to reserve, email Sean Smith ( Space will be […]

Summer Hours Begin May 9th

Beginning May 9th, the School of Theology Library will shift to summer hours. We will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. We will be closed on weekends and on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The School of Theology Archives will be open Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm. It will be open on […]

Use of the Library’s online collection: Findings from the MINES Survey

From March 2014 through February 2015, the BU Libraries Assessment Committee conducted a survey on patron use of the library’s online collection, using a survey tool called MINES. This survey allowed the library to see who was using its online collection, and why it was being used. The survey results, combined with print circulation data, […]

Account and Renewals unavailable 8/18 through noon 8/19.

Library Search Software Upgrade: Library search software will be undergoing an upgrade starting at 3AM EST on Tuesday 8/18 and ending by 12 Noon on Thursday 8/20. During this period, My Account functions will be unavailable. Online book renewals and e-shelf functions will resume on Thursday. In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding […]

Oxford Bibliographies Online: New Database!

We have added the Oxford Bibliographies Online database to the library’s collection of e-resources.  This database provides access to a large number of subject areas including Biblical Studies, Philosophy, and Psychology.  Please give it a try and let us know what you think.

The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

The library is proud to announce that we now have access to The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology.  According to the dictionary’s website, “It is an essential reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages, and a strong emphasis on the historical as well as the contemporary. […]

Food and drink

Please do not eat or drink in the library except in the Reading Room which is located at the far end of the library.  In order to preserve the collection and avoid unwanted “visitors”, please do not eat in the vicinity of the stacks areas.   We appreciate your assistance.

Moving of the Collection

The library staff will be shifting the collection over the next several months. Please excuse the noise as we try to adjust the collection to make room for new purchases throughout the collection.  Labels will be removed as we work through each set of stacks so please ask for assistance if you cannot locate an […]