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Faculty Services

Research Consultations

Faculty and research fellows can contact Beth Restrick ( for:

  • research consultations
  • assistance with reserve lists
  • library instruction for classes
  • assistance using Library catalogs/databases
  • assistance using Refworks
  • assistance using Blackboard

Suggest Purchases for the Library

We welcome your suggestions of additions to our collection. You may do so using our online form:


The Scan and Copy Center is located on the 1st floor of Mugar Memorial Library.  You may create a personal or departmental account. Please contact the photocopy department of Mugar Memorial Library at 617-353-3722. The Center has several self-operated scanners, which students can use for free.

Study Carrels

Study carrels are located on the 4th, 5th and 6th floors of Mugar Memorial Library. Contact  Timothy Riordin, Stacks/Study Carrel Coordinator at 617-353-3722 to request the assignment of a carrel.

Access to the wider Boston Library Consortium (BLC)

BU Library is a member of the BLC, which comprises some 19 academic and public libraries.