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New Database: Policy Map

June 15th, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that Policy Map is now available through the BU Libraries. Policy Map is an easy-to-use online mapping and visualization tool. The database provides downloadable U.S. demographic, economic and social data by city, state, zip code, county, or census tract. The types of data available include... Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. K. Matthew Dames appointed University Librarian

May 17th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, announced the appointment of Dr. K. Matthew Dames as the next University Librarian on May 15: http://www.bu.edu/provost/2018/05/15/selection-of-dr-k-matthew-dames-as-boston-university-librarian/ And BU Today profiled the new University Librarian on May 18: http://www.bu.edu/today/2018/k-matthew-dames-appointed-new-university-librarian/

Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

April 26th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Beginning Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 am, through Friday, May 11 at 11:00 pm, Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours. During late night/early morning hours (generally between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am) access to the library will be restricted to currently enrolled Boston University students with a BU... Read the rest of this entry »

Citing Sources & Creating Bibliographies

April 25th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

If you need assistance citing your sources, be sure to consult the library's Citing Your Sources research guide. This guide will help you locate some of the most frequently used style manuals and provides links to a few subject specific citation guides. Also, if you are interested in using a bibliographic... Read the rest of this entry »

New database available: PsycTESTS from the APA

April 6th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; 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 Resource: ENGnetBASE

April 6th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

ENGnetBASE is an eBook collection that includes 2,300+ reference books and handbooks covering a wide range of engineering subjects. The resource is especially strong in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering and includes the well-respected CRC Handbooks published by CRC Press. This collection recently migrated to the Taylor & Francis eBook... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

March 30th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

We are pleased to announce that the library has added the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism to its collections.  This dictionary is a compilation of terms, texts, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. This resource also includes vocabulary from Neo-Confucian texts, as well as other philosophical and historical sources. If... Read the rest of this entry »

New Resource: American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals

March 23rd, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that the library has added American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals to its electronic collections. This unique resource includes digitized images of American magazines published between 1684 and 1912. It covers the history of slavery, literature, women's and religious issues, politics, culture, the arts and foreign... Read the rest of this entry »

Win a cash prize for your personal book collection!

March 12th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

For 40 years, the Friends of the Libraries of Boston University has sponsored an annual book collecting contest. The contest is open to all full-time students regularly enrolled at Boston University and is devised "to stimulate the student body to pursue the gratifying and exhilarating experience of creating a collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Break Library Hours (March 3-11)

February 23rd, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Many of the BU Libraries, including Mugar Memorial Library, will have modified or shortened hours during Spring Recess (March 3 - 11). For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Have a great break!