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February 19 (Presidents’ Day) Library Hours

February 12th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library

Several of the BU libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, February 19. For information regarding a particular library schedule, please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly. Also known as Washington's Birthday, the holiday was originally established to celebrate the life and contributions of the first President... Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Nexis Uni

January 17th, 2018

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

Nexis Uni (pronounced you-knee) is the replacement for the news, legal, and business information previously provided by Lexis Nexis Academic. It includes newspapers and magazines, trade journals, wire services and transcripts, as well as legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790, and information... Read the rest of this entry »

Education on Film series to show in Pickering Library

January 16th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Winter Intersession Hours

December 18th, 2017

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

All BU libraries (including Mugar Library) will be closed from Saturday, December 23, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018, except for the Science & Engineering Library and the Alumni Medical Library. From Tuesday, December 26 through Friday, December 29, the Science & Engineering Library will be open from 9 am until... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar Library: Extended Exam Hours

December 5th, 2017

in Mugar Memorial Library

Beginning Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 am, through Thursday, December 21 at midnight, 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 ID... Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating African Food & Culture” Library Exhibit & Event – Nov. 13-17, 2017

November 14th, 2017

in African Studies Library; Mugar Memorial Library

  As part of International Education Week (Nov. 13-17, 2017) the African Studies Library is offering the following exhibit and event: “Celebrating African Food & Culture”  Food -- we all eat. But what we eat, how we eat, and the traditions we construct around food are wonderfully diverse! Food is often at the heart of social... Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving weekend hours

November 14th, 2017

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library

All BU libraries are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23. Some libraries may be closed or have shortened hours on Wednesday, November 22 and from Friday, November 24 through Sunday, November 26, so please consult the Hours Page or phone the library directly if you have any questions. Thanksgiving is... Read the rest of this entry »

Jekyll and GitHub Pages

November 10th, 2017

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

If you are interested in setting up a free website that is easy to maintain and preservable you will want to attend this session. Using the Programming Historian's lesson "Building a static website with Jekyll and GitHub Pages" this session will provide you with the basic tools needed to build... Read the rest of this entry »

Boston University Libraries Seeks University Librarian

November 9th, 2017

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

As Robert Hudson has announced his retirement, the Boston University Libraries seek our next University Librarian. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply. If you know of someone who would be an exceptional candidate, please encourage them to apply or, alternately let us know. Details of how to apply and a full... Read the rest of this entry »

Counting and Mining Research Data with Unix

November 3rd, 2017

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

Working with large data sets in numerous files requires rethinking how you approach your initial analysis. Using the Programming Historian lesson "Counting and Mining Research Data with Unix" this session will give you a few tools to analyze your data sets in a way that simply cannot be done using... Read the rest of this entry »