The World Wide Web provides vast opportunities for finding references and resources for your academic pursuits. In addition to general Web searches, the following resources are provided on the BU Web:
- Boston University Libraries Web Catalog
Search the library catalog by author, title, journal, word, subject headings, and call numbers. Also provides reservation services, help, and renewals.
- Electronic Resources by Subject at BU Libraries
Categorized by subject, this page provides a starting point for vast amounts of research and reference information.
- Electronic Indexes at BU Libraries
An index of electronic databases available at BU libraries, many of which are web accessible.
- Searchable Index of Electronic Journals
A searchable index of electronic journals available at BU libraries or on the Web.
- Locating Articles
Help in locating articles within journals, periodicals and newspapers.
- Britannica Online
Searchable access to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica’s Internet Guide, and the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.
- LexisNexis Academic
News, business, legal research, medical, and general reference sources … searchable back more than 20 years.
- Oxford English Dictionary, New Edition
Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition. Search by simple search string or by etymology, definition, or quotations.