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Maps & Floor Plans

Here you’ll find directions and floor plans for most of our libraries. You can access location information for other BU Libraries from BU Maps.

Mugar Memorial Library

Located at 771 Commonwealth Avenue in the center of BU’s Charles River Campus, Mugar’s seven stories house computing facilities, the African Studies and Music Libraries, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, the Law Annex, and 2.2 million books and resources.

How to Find a Book in Mugar Library

African Studies Library

Located on the sixth floor of Mugar Memorial Library, the African Studies Library’s main stacks, materials, folios, periodicals, and documents are accessible via the north elevator or stairway.

Music Library

The Music Library is located on the second floor of Mugar Memorial Library.

Krasker Film/Video Services Collection

The Krasker Collection is located in the basement of Mugar Memorial Library.

Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is found on the fifth floor of Mugar Memorial Library and is accessible via the south elevator.

Astronomy Library

The Michael D. Papagiannis Astronomy Library is located at 725 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor.

Fineman and Pappas Law Libraries

The Law Libraries are located at the BU Charles River Campus. The Fineman and Pappas Libraries are on the second floor of the Law Tower at 765 Commonwealth Avenue and include federal and state materials as well as major law reviews, a library reference desk, and research computers.

Pardee Management Library

The Pardee Management Library is located at 595 Commonwealth Avenue, in the Questrom School of Business’ Rafik B. Hariri Building. The entrance to the library is on the third floor.

Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Pickering Educational Resources Library is located at 2 Silber Way, in the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, lower level.

Science & Engineering Library

The Science & Engineering Library is located at 38 Cummington Street, and is housed in the same building as the College of Engineering.

Stone Science Library

The Stone Science Library is located at 675 Commonwealth Avenue, 4th Floor, Room 440.

School of Theology Library

The School of Theology Library is located at 745 Commonwealth Avenue, on the second floor of the School of Theology building.

Alumni Medical Library

The Alumni Medical Library is located at 72 East Concord Street on the BU Medical Campus.