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Welcome to the Poetry Institute

July 17th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Welcome to all the educators in town for @favepoem #FavoritePoemInstitute! The library is prepared and ready for you!

Classic Papers available now on Google Scholar

July 5th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Google Scholar has updated their service to highlight Classic Papers, "highly-cited papers ... that have stood the test of time". Take a look at the Social Sciences category to find subtopics that highlight publications within education, such as the subtopics Teaching and Teacher Education (seen in the image below), Special Education, and Educational Administration. You... Read the rest of this entry »

Rock, Folk, Hip-Hop, Rap: the MMA arrives

July 3rd, 2017

in Music Library

Online, cover-to-cover, and in color, Boston University's Center for the Humanities has generously funded our purchase of the Music Magazine Archive (MMA). These American popular music culture publications enable pinpointing of information on artists, writers, and genres, but they also stand as "real time" documents on the influences and intersections... Read the rest of this entry »

July 4th- Libraries closed

June 26th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries will be closed on Tuesday July 4, 2017. For information regarding a particular library schedule over the holiday weekend, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of... Read the rest of this entry »

Help from the education librarian

June 19th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Are you at the School of Education and just need a quick answer? Drop in at our circulation desk or see the reference librarian in room B15 — no appointment necessary. Are you off site, or do you need to more in-depth research assistance? Please email or make an appointment with Dan Benedetti, Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Overview Sessions – June 27 & 29

June 19th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Library will be offering two overview sessions to provide a refresher on library resources available to students, faculty and staff.  These sessions are open to all BU affiliates and will include the following: How to find the online full-text of journal, magazine or newspaper articles and how to locate... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Summer Hours

June 19th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Pardee Management Library will be open the following hours throughout the summer: Monday - Thursday 8 am - 10 pm Friday 8 am - 6 pm Saturday 10 am - 6 pm Sunday 12 pm - 10 pm For information regarding summer holidays, please visit our Hours Page. If you have any questions, please reach out to us through our... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation?

June 13th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; 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 »

Featured eBook: Pay to Play: Race and the Perils of the College Sports Industrial Complex

June 7th, 2017

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This new ebook offers a solution to the problematic relationship between institutions of higher education and the question of compensation for amateur athletes.  The authors are informed by critical race theory in their analyses of the topic, and also report on the results of a survey they conducted. This and other... Read the rest of this entry »

Summer? We’re open.

June 5th, 2017

in Music Library

Now through Sept 1st--whether you are new or returning, actively pursuing projects, making fall plans, or just looking to roam in the recordings--welcome or welcome back. Music staff are here to assist Mon-Thr, 8:30am-6pm and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm (see hours). Location: 2nd floor of Mugar Library, 771 Comm. Ave. Email musiclib@bu.edu... Read the rest of this entry »