The African Studies Library at the BU Libraries houses collections by and about women within African Studies. We are highlighting some of these collections through the month of March in honor of Women’s History Month. Care to learn more? Stop by the African Studies Library on the 6th floor of... Read the rest of this entry »
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Christine M. Quirion named Boston University’s Associate University Librarian for Data and Operations
Boston University Libraries announces that after a nationwide, competitive search process, it has named Christine M. Quirion as Associate University Librarian for Data and Operations. Effective February 24, 2020, Quirion (pronounced CURIE-on) will oversee BU Libraries’ talent, data, and operations, also directly supervising the Libraries’ branches: African Studies Library, Music... Read the rest of this entry »
Therapy Dogs Are Coming to Mugar!
Stressed out about finals? Good thing the therapy dogs are coming! De-stress with some cuteness Thursday, Dec 12th from 5-9pm and Sunday, Dec 15th, 1-5pm. Please make a reservation.
Upcoming Events at BU Libraries
Looking for something to do? Here are upcoming events hosted at BU Libraries. All events are held in the Estin Room (Rm 302) in the Mugar Memorial Library except events listed as Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center (HGARC), which are held in the archive's 5th floor reading room. October 9: The CinemAfriq... Read the rest of this entry »
Endangered Manuscripts Digitization Project Completed
Boston University Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services are honored to announce the public release of over 18,000 pages of manuscripts from 58 different Mandinka scholars in Casamance, Senegal, which are now completely digitized and openly available in the African Ajami Library on OpenBU. The project initially focused on preserving endangered Mandinka Ajami manuscripts of the... Read the rest of this entry »
Stream Videos with Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online is now available through BU Libraries. This collection contains over 67,000 videos on topics including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Distributors include Sony Pictures Classics, PBS, and Documentary Education Resources (DER) All films include permission for classroom showings, as well as public... Read the rest of this entry »
How to Access The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is available to the BU community in two ways: If you are on-campus, you can access it directly through www.chronicle.com. If you are off-campus, you'll need to use your BU login and this link: https://www-chronicle-com.ezproxy.bu.edu/. BU Libraries has up-to-date and full access to the Chronicle. You'll be able to... Read the rest of this entry »
New Journal Impact Factors now available
New Journal Impact Factors can be found in a library database called Journal Citation Reports. The 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports is now available. This edition covers citations from scholarly journal articles published in 2018, and includes: More than 11,000 of the world’s most highly cited, peer reviewed journals 236 research categories ... Read the rest of this entry »
Pride in the Library
June is Pride Month! It's a time when Boston and many other cities around the country hold pride parades to celebrate LGBTQIA+ experiences. June 28th this year is also the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City, which led to the first pride marches around the country... Read the rest of this entry »
Can Alumni Still Use BU Libraries?
Congratulations, BU Class of 2019! Though you may soon be far from BU and its libraries, yes, you'll still be able to access some electronic resources. It all depends on licensing agreements with vendors. Here are some that you'll be able to access: ABI/INFORM Complete (Alumni edition) Business, primarily journals, newspapers, reports, Read the rest of this entry »