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Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading

May 12th, 2022

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This eBook is available to the BU community through the ProQuest eBook Central platform. This massive work of scholarship with more than 50 contributing authors is organized into 27 chapters. With chapters on reading fluency, classroom influences, and higher order thinking in comprehension, the content is a useful summary of research... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Tutorial: Citing Business Sources

April 20th, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help citing sources for your research projects or class assignments, Pardee librarians have created a Citing Business Sources tutorial with sample Chicago Style, MLA Style and APA Style citations. The Chicago Manual of Style is also available online. If you have any questions, please contact us at pardstf@bu.edu.

Featured Resource: Mergent Online

April 12th, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Mergent Online provides in-depth company information and financials for international public companies. The database allows you to export financials into Excel and create company comparisons using ratios and other financial metrics. It is an excellent source for obtaining company annual reports and 10-Ks. Mergent Online also provides access to research reports... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Resource: The Condition of Education

April 7th, 2022

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The Condition of Education report is released annually by the National Center for Education Statistics.  Its indicators help to document recent trends and developments in American education, including: Family Characteristics Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education Postsecondary Education Population Characteristics and Economic Outcomes International Comparisons School Crime and Safety. For other similar... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Database: Investext

April 5th, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Investext (available through Mergent Online) provides research reports written by analysts at leading investment banks, brokerage houses and consulting firms. These reports provide in-depth financial information and analysis on companies and industries. Investext is listed on our Business Databases: A-Z page. If you need help searching for a company or... Read the rest of this entry »

Data sources available through Pardee Library

March 29th, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library provides access to several databases and datasets that may be helpful for your research. These resources include a wide variety of financial, economic, government and marketing data. To learn more about the data resources at the Pardee Library take a look at the following library guides: Business &... Read the rest of this entry »

Jester to join BU as Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning

March 28th, 2022

Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ashley R. Jester as Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning. Dr. Jester will join BU effective June 1, 2022. Reporting to University Librarian ad interim Mark Newton, Dr. Jester will direct the advancement of student and scholar services across... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation?

March 25th, 2022

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The BU Libraries maintains a subscription to the premier dissertations and theses database: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Dissertations written in the United States from 1997 to the present are usually available in full text, PDF version in this database. For older dissertations, abstracts are available in this database, and physical copies are... Read the rest of this entry »

Marketing Resources at Pardee Library

March 22nd, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library has many resources available to help you develop your marketing plan, such as market research reports from Mintel, consumer product usage data from MRI-Simmons Insights, advertising expenditure data from Ad$pender and articles from industry publications. These resources and many others are listed on the Marketing research guide available... Read the rest of this entry »

New Database: Proquest One Business

March 15th, 2022

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

ProQuest One Business combines multiple ProQuest business information databases including ABI/Inform, Accounting, Tax & Banking and Entrepreneurship and contains more than 130 million documents. Content in this database also covers over 2,400 journals and magazines, several hundred news sources, thousands of ebooks, videos and company, industry and country reports. This... Read the rest of this entry »