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Can Alumni Still Use BU Libraries?

May 13th, 2019

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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 »

Boston University Libraries appoint Mark P. Newton as Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies and Innovations

April 29th, 2019

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Boston University Libraries announce that after a nationwide competitive search process, it has named Mark P. Newton as Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies and Innovations, effective June 10, 2019. In this role, Newton will serve as BU Libraries’ chief technology officer, identifying trends and developing effective solutions, collaborations, and... Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots’ Day – April 15 – Library Hours

April 8th, 2019

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Many of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, April 15. For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. This Massachusetts state holiday (also observed in Maine) commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775... Read the rest of this entry »

Tony Zanders joins Boston University Libraries as Inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence

April 1st, 2019

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  As Boston University Libraries engage in a process of identifying its strategic priorities, we are focused on calibrating the organization and our approach to talent management to support research, teaching, and scholarship into 2030 and beyond. As part of this process, the Libraries announce that library software veteran Tony Zanders... Read the rest of this entry »

Take the BU Libraries Survey

April 1st, 2019

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The 2019 BU Libraries Survey has arrived in the inboxes of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Running from March 28th to April 18th, the survey asks questions about how the libraries are serving the BU community. We want to hear from you what you think about our services. The... Read the rest of this entry »

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

March 19th, 2019

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Do you believe that the stories of cis and trans women and non-binary people matter?  Then come to BU Libraries’ Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and make a difference!  No experience necessary!  Please join us for the entire event, or just stop in for a while. Don't worry if you’ve never edited Wikipedia... Read the rest of this entry »

Resources For Women’s History Month: Databases

March 8th, 2019

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March is Women's History Month and March 8th is International Women's Day. BU Libraries offers access to several databases to help explore women's contributions to the world, from historical to contemporary. Contemporary Women's Issues International information on women in over 190 countries, from 1992 to the present. Includes journals and books, as... Read the rest of this entry »

How to renew your books

January 3rd, 2019

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Don't forget to renew your library books! You can renew your books from any location with internet access, through BU Libraries Search. Simply sign in to “My Account” and you will be able to view your loans. Generally, as long as the material has not been requested by another patron, you... Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Intersession Hours

December 20th, 2018

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All BU libraries (including Mugar Library) will be closed from Saturday, December 22, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. From Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28, the Science & Engineering Library will be open from 9 am until... Read the rest of this entry »

Kanopy Streaming Video Changes

December 13th, 2018

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On December 24, Boston University Libraries will change how it acquires streaming films from Kanopy.  Going forward, all Kanopy streaming films must be requested and purchased by the libraries. Films that have already been purchased will remain available until the end of their licenses. Faculty who wish to use streaming film... Read the rest of this entry »