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First-year Teacher’s Survival Guide, 4th ed.

May 26th, 2020

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This award-winning book is now available in its fourth edition within BU Libraries Search, as an eBook. Notably, this new edition includes downloadable forms, assessments of student achievement, techniques for motivating students and encouraging a growth mindset, and working with new technologies. The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools and... Read the rest of this entry »

eJournal Spotlight: Bilingual Research Journal

May 19th, 2020

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Boston University Libraries offers access to a critical source, the Bilingual Research Journal (a journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education), through a current subscription. In the library's record, click through the Taylor & Francis Journals Complete link for the best access. This key peer-reviewed serial is published by Routledge and is indexed in many... Read the rest of this entry »

Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

May 2nd, 2020

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

This eBook available within the BU Libraries' ProQuest Ebook Central collection focuses on policy, intervention, and participation in youth sports.  A part of the Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society series, the two editors have guided the 24 contributing authors to create a well-rounded look at such topics as... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Tutorial: Citing Business Sources

April 28th, 2020

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

If you need help citing sources for your final projects or 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. Follow us... Read the rest of this entry »

Database spotlight: APA PsycTESTS

April 22nd, 2020

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The PsycTESTS database is produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), and provides descriptive summaries and the full text, when available, for thousands of non-commercial psychological tests and measures. Also provided are summaries of commercially available tests with links to the publisher. It includes a wide variety of test types in... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Database: Investext

April 21st, 2020

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Investext (currently available through our Mergent Online subscription) 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 available on our Business Databases: A-Z page. If you need help searching for... Read the rest of this entry »

Earth Day 50 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon April 23

April 14th, 2020

Want to learn to edit and create Wikipedia articles? Experienced editor looking for a project during quarantine? Join us for an online edit-a-thon celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! As part of BU's University-wide Earth Day celebrations, BU Libraries will host a Sustainability-themed Wikipedia-Edit-a-thon on Thursday, April 23, 2020, from... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library Research Guides

April 14th, 2020

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

Did you know that Pardee Library has several Research Guides and Tutorials available to assist with your research? For example, if you need help finding data, take a look at the Business & Economic Data Sources guide. Our newest research guide is on African Americans in Business and Entrepreneurship and... Read the rest of this entry »

Now Streaming: Merchants of Doubt

April 13th, 2020

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

The film Merchants of Doubt is part of the BU Libraries Academic Video Online database. It examines the process of determining scientific policy in the United States, and highlights how that process sometimes gets warped by lobbyists and pundits-for-hire. Merchants of Doubt is of value to science educators who go on to... Read the rest of this entry »

Pardee Library: Available by Chat, Email, or Zoom

April 8th, 2020

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library

The Pardee Management Library has moved online for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. For assistance by chat, email, or Zoom, please visit our Ask a Librarian: Business FAQs page. For information about services and resources available while we are physically closed, please see our Remote Teaching and Learning Guide. If... Read the rest of this entry »